brule

brulé

[broo-ley, broo-lee; French bry-ley]
noun, plural brulés [broo-leyz, broo-leez; French bry-ley] .
1.
(in the Pacific Northwest) an area of forest destroyed by fire.
2.
Canadian. land covered with rocks or scrub growth.
Also, brulée.


Origin:
1785–95, Americanism; < French: burnt, past participle of brûler; see broil1

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Brulé

[broo-ley]
noun, plural Brulés (especially collectively) Brulé.
a member of a North American Indian people belonging to the Teton branch of the Dakota.
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Brule or Brûlé (bruːˈleɪ)
 
n
(sometimes not capital) short for bois-brûlé
 
Brûlé or Brûlé
 
n

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