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bromine a poisonous, dark reddish brown liquid that is one of the chemical elements. It evaporates quickly and combines easily with other elements. (symbol: Br)
bronchial tube one of the tubes that lead into the lungs from the windpipe.
bronchitis a swelling and soreness of the bronchial tubes. Bronchitis causes a bad cough.
bronco a wild or partly tamed horse or pony of the western United States.
brontosaur a huge dinosaur that only ate plants. Brontosaurs had heavy bodies and very long necks and tails. They lived over 100 million years ago. Brontosaurs are now called apatosaurs by scientists who study dinosaurs.
bronze a mixture of copper and tin. [2 definitions]
brooch a piece of jewelry attached to clothing with a pin or clasp.
brood a group of young birds or other animals hatched or born at the same time to one mother. [4 definitions]
brook1 a small stream.
broom a device for sweeping. A broom has a bundle of straw or a brush attached to the end of a long handle.
broth water in which meat, fish, grain, or vegetables have been boiled. Broth is often used as a base for soup.
brother a male person having the same mother or father as another person. [2 definitions]
brotherhood a warm and close feeling between brothers or between people who feel like they are family. [2 definitions]
brother-in-law the brother of one's husband or wife. [2 definitions]
brought past tense and past participle of bring.
brow the ridge of bone above the eye, or the hair growing on it; eyebrow. [2 definitions]
brown the color that comes from mixing red, yellow, and black paint. [3 definitions]
brown bear a bear that is mainly brown in color, found in western North America and northern Europe and Asia. Brown bears vary in size from the small Syrian variety to the giant Kodiak bear and include the North American grizzlies. They are found in more parts of the world than any other kind of bear.
brownie a small fairy or elf who is believed to do good things around the house in secret at night. [3 definitions]
brownout a cut or reduction of electrical power in a neighborhood or city.
browse to examine things in a slow and casual way. [2 definitions]