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brulé

[broo-ley, broo-lee; French bry-ley] /bruˈleɪ, ˈbru li; French brüˈleɪ/
noun, plural brulés
[broo-leyz, broo-leez; French bry-ley] /bruˈleɪz, ˈbru liz; French brüˈleɪ/ (Show IPA)
1.
(in the Pacific Northwest) an area of forest destroyed by fire.
2.
Canadian. land covered with rocks or scrub growth.
Also, brulée.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95, Americanism; < French: burnt, past participle of brûler; see broil1
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British Dictionary definitions for brulée

Brule

/bruːˈleɪ/
noun
1.
(sometimes not capital) short for bois-brûlé
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