(medicine) An abnormal sound heard in auscultation.
To spread news of; repeat.
To spread a report of; rumor.
An abnormal sound heard in auscultation.
(archaic) Rumour, talk, hearsay.
Origin of bruit
- From Middle English noise from Old French past participle of bruire to roar from Vulgar Latin brūgīre (blend of Latin rūgīre) (Vulgar Latin bragere to bray) (of Celtic origin)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Old French bruit.