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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bridegroom  \Bride"groom`\  (-gr[=oo]m`),  n.  [OE.  bridegome 
  brudgume  AS  br[=y]dguma  (akin  to  OS  br[=u]digumo,  D. 
  bruidegom  bruigom  OHG.  pr[=u]tigomo,  MHG.  briutegome  G. 
  br["a]utigam);  AS  br[=y]d  bride  +  guma  man,  akin  to  Goth. 
  guma,  Icel.  gumi,  OHG.  gomo,  L.  homo;  the  insertion  of  r 
  being  caused  by  confusion  with  groom.  See  {Bride},  and  cf 
  {Groom},  {Homage}.] 
  A  man  newly  married,  or  just  about  to  be  married. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bridegroom 
  n  1:  a  man  who  has  recently  been  married  [syn:  {groom}] 
  2:  a  man  participant  in  his  own  marriage  ceremony  [syn:  {groom}] 




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