brumal

brumal

[broo-muhl]
adjective

Origin:
1505–15; < Latin brūmālis of, pertaining to winter. See brume, -al1

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

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brumal
"belonging to winter," 1510s, from L. brumalis, from bruma "winter" (see brume). Source of Brumaire, second month (Oct. 22-Nov. 20) in calendar of the French Republic, lit. "the foggy month," coined 1793 by Fabre d'Eglantine from Fr. brume "fog," from L. bruma.
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