broma

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See also: bromā

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek βρῶμα (brōma, food).

Noun[edit]

broma

  1. (medicine, obsolete) aliment; food
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Dunglison to this entry?)
  2. A light form of prepared cocoa, or the drink made from it.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

broma f (plural bromes)

  1. joke, practical joke
    Va fer una broma i tothom va riure.
    He (or she) played a joke and everyone laughed.
  2. fog or mist
    Sempre hi ha broma a aquesta zona.
    There's always fog in this area.

Usage notes[edit]

in the sense of fog or mist, boira is more usual than broma.

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Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

broma m

  1. genitive singular form of broms

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek βρῶμα (brōma).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

broma f (plural bromas)

  1. joke, practical joke
    Hizo una broma y todos se rieron.
    He made a joke and everyone laughed.

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