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1 brood /ˈbruːd/ noun
plural broods
1 brood
/ˈbruːd/
noun
plural broods
Learner's definition of BROOD
[count]
: a group of young birds (such as chickens) that were all born at the same time
informal : the children in someone's family
2 brood /ˈbruːd/ verb
broods; brooded; brooding
2 brood
/ˈbruːd/
verb
broods; brooded; brooding
Learner's definition of BROOD
[no object]
: to think a lot about something in an unhappy way

— brooder

noun, plural brooders [count]
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