Our band of eighteen riders with five packhorses moved up the valley of the buret Hei.
Tableaux historiques, chronologiques, et gographiques, by buret de Longchamps.
1836, from French burette "small vase, cruet," diminutive of buire "vase for liquors," in Old French "jug," variant of buie (12c.) "bottle, water jog," from Frankish *buk- or some similar Germanic source (see bucket (n.)). As a laboratory measuring tube, from 1836.
burette bu·rette or bu·ret (byu-rět')
A uniform-bore tube with fine gradations and a stopcock at the bottom, used especially in laboratory procedures for accurate fluid dispensing and measurement.