From the Doric dialect of North East Scotland, from earlier browes, from Old French broez, nominative of broet (“stew, soup made from meat broth”) (French brouet) diminutive of breu, from Medieval Latin brodium, from Proto-Germanic *bruþą (“broth”). See broth.
- brose, American Encyclopedic Dictionary, by Robert Hunter, John Alfred Williams, Sidney John Hervon Herrtage, 1897.
A root word of the e/a/o type.
brose c (plural broses)