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brown betty (sometimes cap. Betty) a baked pudding made of apples or other fruits with bread crumbs, raisins, sugar, butter, and spices.
brown bread any bread made with flour that is darker than sifted wheat flour. [2 definitions]
brown coal a soft dark brown coal having the original woody texture; lignite.
Brownian motion the random movement of microscopic particles in a fluid medium, resulting from collision with molecules of the surrounding medium; Brownian movement.
brownie a small, mythical fairy, esp. one who secretly does household work at night. [3 definitions]
brownout a curtailment or reduction of available electrical power in a neighborhood or city.
brown recluse spider a highly poisonous, medium-sized brown spider that has a dark, violin-shaped mark on its body.
brown rice unpolished rice that has kept the yellowish bran layers and germ.
brownshirt (often cap.) a member of the militia in Nazi Germany; storm trooper. [2 definitions]
brownstone a dark reddish brown stone used as a building material. [2 definitions]
brown study a condition of being completely lost in thought or reverie.
brown sugar unrefined or partially refined sugar whose crystals have kept a thin coating of dark syrup.
brown trout a brownish trout with red-spotted sides, native to Europe and widely naturalized in U.S. streams.
browse to graze or feed on. [5 definitions]
browser a computer program that locates and displays Web pages; Web browser.
brucellosis a bacteria-induced disease that causes recurring fever and pains in the joints in people and abortions in cattle; undulant fever; Malta fever; Mediterranean fever.
bruin a bear.
bruise to wound or damage without causing a break or rupture. [4 definitions]
bruiser (informal) a large, strong, potentially dangerous person.
bruit to talk of widely (usu. used passively).
brunch a meal that serves as both breakfast and lunch, usu. eaten in the late morning. [2 definitions]