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Fog or mist.
[French, from Old French, perhaps from Provençal, from Latin brūma, winter; see brumal.]
bru′mous (bro͞o′məs) adj.
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poetic heavy mist or fog
[C19: from French: mist, winter, from Latin brūma, contracted from brevissima diēs the shortest day]
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[1800–10; < French: fog < Occitan bruma < Latin brūma winter, orig. winter solstice]
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brume, brumous - Brume is a poetic term meaning "mist, fog, or vapor"; brumous means "foggy."
See also related terms for vapor.
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