Brocken specter(redirected from Brocken spectre)
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Brocken specter[′bräk·ən ‚spek·tər]
The illusory appearance of a gigantic figure (actually, the observer's shadow projected on cloud surfaces), observed on the Brocken peak in the Hartz Mountains of Saxony, but visible from other mountaintops under suitable conditions.