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 for Bridegroom
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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[aum]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.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  bridegroom
      n 1: a man who has recently been married [syn: groom,
           bridegroom]
      2: a man participant in his own marriage ceremony [syn: groom,
         bridegroom]

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