bois brûlé

[bwah broo-ley; French bwah bry-ley]
noun, plural bois brûlés [bwah broo-leyz; French bwah bry-ley] . Canadian.
métis ( def 2 ).

< French: literally, burnt wood Unabridged
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bois-brûlé (ˌbwɑːbruːˈleɪ)
archaic (Canadian) (sometimes capital) Also called: Brule a mixed-race person of Canadian Indian and White (usually French Canadian) ancestry; Métis
[French, literally: burnt wood]

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