brontide

noun bron·tide \ˈbrän‧ˌtīd\

Definition of brontide

plural

-s

  1. :  a low muffled sound like distant thunder heard in certain seismic regions especially along seacoasts and over lakes and thought to be caused by feeble earth tremors

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Origin and Etymology of brontide

irregular from bront-


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