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From βιβρώσκω (bibrṓskō, “I eat”).
- (5th BC Attic): IPA: /brɔ́͜ɔma/
- (1st BC Egyptian): IPA: /bróːma/
- (4th AD Koine): IPA: /βróma/
- (10th AD Byzantine): IPA: /vróma/
- (15th AD Constantinopolitan): IPA: /vɾóma/
- a shipworm (Teredo navalis) that bores into wooden piers, ships, etc.
- that which is eaten, food, meat
- (dentistry) cavity