Meaning of BRUIT in English

BRUIT

[ bru:t ]

■ verb spread (a report or rumour) widely.

■ noun

1》 archaic a report or rumour.

2》 Medicine a sound, especially an abnormal one, heard through a stethoscope.

Origin

ME (asnoun): from OFr. ~ 'noise', from bruire 'to roar'.

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