Brut,Bruteboth: bro?ot [key], or Brutusbro?ot?s [key], a Trojan, legendary founder of the British race, descendant of Aeneas. His story appears in Nennius and in Geoffrey of Monmouth, and his name gives the titles to long poems by Wace and Layamon.
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