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bois brûlé

[ bwah broo-ley; French bwah bry-ley ]
/ ˈbwɑ bruˈleɪ; French bwɑ brüˈleɪ /
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noun, plural bois brû·lés [bwah broo-leyz; French bwah bry-ley], /ˈbwɑ bruˈleɪz; French bwɑ brüˈleɪ/, Canadian.

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Origin of bois brûlé

<French: literally, burnt wood
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British Dictionary definitions for bois brûlé

bois-brûlé
/ (ˌbwɑːbruːˈleɪ) /

noun

(sometimes capital) Canadian archaic a mixed-race person of Canadian Indian and White (usually French Canadian) ancestry; MétisAlso called: Brule
French, literally: burnt wood
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