noun \ˈbrül\

Definition of brool



  1. :  a low roar :  a deep murmur or humming list to the brool of that royal forest voice — Thomas Carlyle

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Origin and Etymology of brool

probably from German brüllen to roar, bellow, from Middle High German brüelen; akin to Middle Dutch brullen to roar, bellow, Middle High German bral shout; all from a D-German root of imitative origin

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