bronteum

noun bron·te·um \brän‧ˈtēəm\
variants: less commonly

bronteon

\-ēən, -ēˌän\

Definition of bronteum

plural

-s

  1. :  a device used in the ancient Greek and Roman theater for making a sound of thunder originally by means of bronze jars or skins filled with stones

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Origin and Etymology of bronteum

Greek bronteion, from brontēthunder


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