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brume

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Pronunciation: /bruːm
 
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Definition of brume in English:

noun

[mass noun] literary
Mist or fog: the birds rise like brume
More example sentences
  • ‘I can't wait until the summer,’ Ken told him, but while keeping his face pointed out into space, as if he could somehow see a vision of himself and Caden at the ocean under the warm sun somewhere out there in the gloomy brume.
  • Some Examples: The glauzy and noisome Soul-Siphon settles like a brume.
  • It had dissipated like a brume in a breeze.

Origin

early 18th century: from French, from Latin bruma 'winter'.

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