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imbrue

verb, im·brue \im-ˈbrü\

Definition of imbrue

imbrued also embruedimbruing also embruing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  stain



Variants of imbrue

also embrue \im-ˈbrü\

Origin of imbrue

Middle English enbrewen, embrowen, from Anglo-French embrower to soil, probably alteration of Old French abevrer, abreuver to water, soak, ultimately from Latin bibere to drink — more at potable


First Known Use: 15th century


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