bridegroom

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From Old English brȳdguma, from brȳd ‎(bride) + guma ‎(man) (Proto-Germanic *brūdigumô); see groom for more. Compare Dutch bruidegom, German Bräutigam, Danish brudgom.

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bridegroom ‎(plural bridegrooms)

  1. A man on his wedding day, just before it or a short time after it.

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