Bruin, Dutch for "brown", is used in English as a folk term for brown bears.
Bruin, Bruins or BRUIN may also refer to:
==Places== *Lake Bruin, ox-bow lake of the Mississippi River located in northeastern Louisiana **Lake Bruin State Park *Bruin, Kentucky, United States *Bruin, Pennsylvania, United States *Bruin's Slave Jail, building in Alexandria, Virginia
==Sports team nicknames and mascots== *Ayr Bruins, a defunct Scottish ice hockey team *Bartlesville High School, Bartlesville, Oklahoma *Bellevue University, Bellevue, Nebraska *Belmont University, Nashville, Tennessee *Blacksburg High School, Blacksburg, Virginia *Boston Bruins, an American NHL hockey team *UCLA Bruins, Los Angeles, California *Providence Bruins, an American AHL hockey team in Providence, Rhode Island *George Fox University, Newberg, Oregon *Salt Lake Community College, Salt Lake County, Utah *Bob Jones University, Greenville, South Carolina *Piedmont International University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina *Kellogg Community College, Battle Creek, Michigan *Chilliwack Bruins, a former Canadian major junior ice hockey team in Chilliwack, British Columbia *New Westminster Bruins, a former Canadian major junior ice hockey team in New Westminster, British Columbia *Brunswick School, an all-boy's preparatory school in Greenwich, Connecticut *Northwest Whitfield High School in Whitfield County, Georgia *Forest Park High School (Woodbridge, Virginia) in Prince William County, Virginia *Cherry Creek High School, Greenwood Village, Colorado *Rock Bridge High School, Columbia, Missouri
==Other uses== *Bruin (surname) *Oud bruin, Belgian beer *Heineken Oud Bruin, Dutch beer *Yamaha Bruin 350, utility all-terrain vehicle *Brown University Interactive Language, a programming language *Rasmus Klump, a comic strip published as Bruin *Bruin, a brown bear in the Reynard cycle fables
==See also== *List of Bruin mascots *Ursidae