bruit


1bruit

noun

Definition of BRUIT

1
\ˈbrüt\ archaic
a :  noise, din
b :  report, rumor
2
\ˈbrü-ē\ [French, literally, noise] :  any of several generally abnormal sounds heard on auscultation

Examples of BRUIT

  1. <a film that captures the thunderous fury of medieval warfare and the bruit of a thousand clashing swords>

Origin of BRUIT

Middle English, from Anglo-French, noise
First Known Use: 15th century

2bruit

verb \ˈbrüt\

Definition of BRUIT

transitive verb
:  report, rumor —usually used with about <word of his imminent dismissal was bruited about>

First Known Use of BRUIT

15th century

bruit

noun \ˈbrü-ē\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BRUIT

: any of several generally abnormal sounds heard on auscultation <an audible bruit produced by an artery>

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