or Breu·gel, Brue·ghel, Brue·gel
[ broi-guhl, broo-; Flemish brœ-guhl ]
/ ˈbrɔɪ gəl, ˈbru-; Flemish ˈbrœ gəl /
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Pie·ter the Elder [pee-ter; Flemish pee-tuhr], /ˈpi tər; Flemish ˈpi tər/, "Peasant Breughel", c1525–69, Flemish genre and landscape painter.
his sons, Jan [yahn], /yɑn/, "Velvet Breughel", 1568–1625, and Pieter the Younger (“Hell Breughel”), 1564–1637?, Flemish painters.
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Example sentences from the Web for Breughel
He points to a small painting on his wall, a Bruegel-like scene of town folks punching one another.
British Dictionary definitions for Breughel
/ (ˈbrɔɪɡəl) /
a variant spelling of Brueghel
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