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Definition of brood noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    brood

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//brud//
     
     
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  1. 1all the young birds or creatures that a mother produces at one time synonym clutch
  2. 2(humorous) a large family of children She grew up amidst a lively brood of brothers and sisters.
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