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bois brûlé

[bwah broo-ley; French bwah bry-ley]
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noun, plural bois brû·lés [bwah broo-leyz; French bwah bry-ley] /ˈbwɑ bruˈleɪz; French bwɑ brüˈleɪ/, Canadian.
  1. métis(def 2).

Origin of bois brûlé

< French: literally, burnt wood
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