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brocade a cloth woven with a raised pattern.
broccoli a plant whose green flower buds and stalk are used for food. Broccoli is related to the cabbage plant.
broil1 to cook by direct heat. [2 definitions]
broiler a pan, grill, or part of a stove used to broil food.
broke past tense of break. [2 definitions]
broken cracked or smashed into separate pieces, or no longer working. [5 definitions]
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.