brumous

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj brumous filled or abounding with fog or mist "a brumous October morning"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Brumous Foggy; misty.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • brumous Pertaining or relating to winter; hence, foggy; misty; dull and sunless: as, a brumous climate.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Brumous foggy, wintry
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. bruma, winter, contr. from brevima, the shortest day.

Usage

In literature:

You can hear wild fowl calling far up in the brumous smother which hides the lift.
"Patsy" by S. R. Crockett
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