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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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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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Adj.1.brumous - filled or abounding with fog or mistbrumous - filled or abounding with fog or mist; "a brumous October morning"
cloudy - full of or covered with clouds; "cloudy skies"
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NICE PRIZE The former Oliver Sherwood-trained Brumous was crowned winner of the Retraining of Racehorses Racing to Hunting Challenge Final at Aintree.
Conditions should be ideal and he can land this at the expense of Oliver Sherwood's Brumous who looked as if he would improve for the run when winning a novice chase at Leicester.
Elsewhere on Newbury's TV card, BRUMOUS is taken to continue his upward curve with a victory in the Handicap Chase (2.25).
Oliver Sherwood breathed a sigh of relief after Brumous gave him his first winner for six weeks with victory in the Novices' Hurdle.
Racing is scheduled for Leicester where the Novices' Hurdle gives Brumous a chance to build on his debut success over timber.
In what seemed a competitive maiden event that would throw up a number of future winners, Brumous jumped like an old hand and picked up well on the run-in to score by seven lengths.
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The nap hand of ex-racehorses is completed by Brumous, Prince Car and Seaniethesmuggler.
LEIGHTON Aspell enjoyed a day to remember at Folkestone yesterday as he recorded a 254-1 first and last-race double courtesy of Warningcamp and Brumous.
Tony McCoy, out of luck on The Very Man, enjoyed better fortune on Burton Port in the 2m1f novice hurdle and Adare Prince, who plugged on in the gamest fashion in first-time blinkers to land the 3m1f handicap chase at the expense of Brumous and Shifting Alliance.