brose

noun
\ˈbrōz \

Definition of brose 

: a chiefly Scottish dish made with a boiling liquid and meal

First Known Use of brose

1515, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for brose

perhaps alteration of Scots bruis broth, from Middle English brewes, from Anglo-French broués, plural of bruet, broué broth, mash, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German brod broth

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about brose

Dictionary Entries near brose

broose

broozled

bros

brose

Brosimum

brosna

Brossard

Statistics for brose

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for brose

The first known use of brose was in 1515

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on brose

See words that rhyme with brose

Comments on brose

What made you want to look up brose? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

exaggeratedly or childishly emotional

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Roman Mythology Quiz

  • the-triumph-of-venus-by-alessandro-magnasco
  • Boreal comes from the name of the ancient Greek god of which wind?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!