brume

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noun \ ˈbrüm \

Definition of brume

:mist, fog

brumous

play \ˈbrü-məs\ adjective

Examples of brume in a Sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of brume

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

brume Synonyms

Synonyms
haze, fog, gauze, mist, murk, reek, smog, soup
Related Words
bank, cloud, fume, miasma, smoke, smother, steam


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