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Brueghel

or Brue·gel

[broi-guh l, broo-; Flemish brœ-guh l]
noun
  1. Breughel.
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Breughel

or Breu·gel, Brue·ghel, Brue·gel

[broi-guh l, broo-; Flemish brœ-guh l]
noun
  1. Pie·ter the Elder [pee-ter; Flemish pee-tuhr] /ˈpi tər; Flemish ˈpi tər/, Peasant Breughel, c1525–69, Flemish genre and landscape painter.
  2. his sonsJan [yahn] /yɑn/, Velvet Breughel, 1568–1625, and Pieter the Younger (“Hell Breughel”), 1564–1637?, Flemish painters.
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  • The only painter that interested him who was at all unexpected was Brueghel the Elder.

    The Moon and Sixpence

    W. Somerset Maugham


British Dictionary definitions for brueghel

Brueghel

Bruegel or Breughel

noun
  1. Jan (jɑn). 1568–1625, Flemish painter, noted for his detailed still lifes and landscapes
  2. his father, Pieter (ˈpiːtər), called the Elder . ?1525–69, Flemish painter, noted for his landscapes, his satirical paintings of peasant life, and his allegorical biblical scenes
  3. his son, Pieter, called the Younger . ?1564–1637, Flemish painter, noted for his gruesome pictures of hell
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Breughel

noun
  1. a variant spelling of Brueghel
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