\ ˈbrüm How to pronounce brume (audio) \

Definition of brume

: mist, fog

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brumous \ ˈbrü-​məs How to pronounce brume (audio) \ adjective

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Examples of brume in a Sentence

cloaked in the early-morning brume, the village did indeed look like some long-lost Brigadoon
Recent Examples on the Web The sublime glassy Radnor Lake pulls in photographers from around mid-Tennessee who often arrive early enough to shoot the morning brume that rises from the lake. New York Times, 1 Oct. 2020

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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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“Brume.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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