brumal


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Related to brumal: hiemal, hibernal, wintriness

bru·mal

 (bro͞o′məl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or occurring in winter.

[Latin brūmālis, from brūma, winter, from *brevima (diēs), the shortest (day) or winter solstice, archaic superlative of brevis, short; see mregh-u- in Indo-European roots.]

brumal

(ˈbruːməl)
adj
of, characteristic of, or relating to winter; wintry

bru•mal

(ˈbru məl)

adj.
wintry.
[1505–15; < Latin brūmālis]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.brumal - characteristic of or relating to winter; "bears in brumal sleep"
wintery, wintry - characteristic of or occurring in winter; "suffered severe wintry weather"; "brown wintry grasses"
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