Pronounced Pron. BROOR
Other Forms FormsBroder (rare)
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Contributor Contrib.Trond-Erik on 6/16/2009
Last Editor EditorBeautiful Victory on 12/16/2018
From Old Norse bróðir meaning "brother". In older days it was never given to the firstborn son. In the 19th century it started to lose its original meaning and was given to all, regardless of birth order.