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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.]
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of, characteristic of, or relating to winter; wintry
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(ˈbru məl)

[1505–15; < Latin brūmālis]
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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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