- an alloy consisting chiefly of copper and tin
- any of certain other alloys with a copper base
- an article, esp. a sculpture, made of bronze
- a reddish-brown color
- bronze medal
Origin of bronzeFrench from Italian bronzo and Medieval Latin bronzium; associated, association with Classical Latin Brundisium, Brindisi, but probably ultimately from Persian birin?, copper
transitive verbbronzed, bronz′ing
Origin of bronzeFr bronzer < the n.