adjective see brume

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Brumous — Bru mous, a. Foggy; misty. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • brumous — adjective filled or abounding with fog or mist a brumous October morning • Syn: ↑foggy, ↑hazy, ↑misty • Similar to: ↑cloudy • Derivationally related forms: ↑mist …   Useful english dictionary

  • brumous — See brume. * * * …   Universalium

  • brumous — adjective a) Foggy or misty b) having the quality of brume See Also: brume, brumal, brumously …   Wiktionary

  • brumous — adj. foggy, misty …   English contemporary dictionary

  • brumous — bru·mous …   English syllables

  • brume — brumous /brooh meuhs/, adj. /broohm/, n. mist; fog. [1800 10; < F: fog < Pr bruma < L bruma winter, orig. winter solstice, contr. of *brevima (dies) shortest (day); see BREVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • brumously — adverb a) In a brumous way or manner. Half way down the paddock, on the left, eastern side, stood a big oak tree, and behind this, in season, the full moon would rise, magnified and brumously honey coloured in the horizon haze, then turning to… …   Wiktionary

  • brume — noun Etymology: French, mist, winter, from Old Occitan bruma, from Latin, winter solstice, winter; akin to Latin brevis short more at brief Date: 1808 mist, fog • brumous adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • brumal — adjective a) belonging to winter; winter like b) characteristic or related to winter See Also: brume, brumous …   Wiktionary

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