brume

noun
\ˈbrüm \

Definition of brume 

: mist, fog

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Other Words from brume

brumous \ˈbrü-məs \ adjective

Examples of brume in a Sentence

cloaked in the early-morning brume, the village did indeed look like some long-lost Brigadoon

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Just a Breath Away (Dans la brume) heads to the rooftops of Paris, following a family of three escaping a deadly gas cloud that’s overcome the city below. Jordan Mintzer, The Hollywood Reporter, "'Just a Breath Away' ('Dans la brume'): Film Review," 9 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of brume

1694, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for brume

French, mist, winter, from Old Occitan bruma, from Latin, winter solstice, winter; akin to Latin brevis short — more at brief

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