bois-brûlé

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. bois d'arc,
  2. bois de boulogne,
  3. bois de rose,
  4. bois de rose oil,
  5. bois de vache,
  6. bois-le-duc,
  7. boisbriand,
  8. boise,
  9. boiserie,
  10. boisterous

Word Origin for bois-brûlé

French, literally: burnt wood

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