burelé

[ boo r-uh-ley ]
/ ˌbʊər əˈleɪ /

noun Philately.

the netlike pattern of colored lines or dots forming the background design of certain postage stamps.

Nearby words

  1. bureaucrat,
  2. bureaucratese,
  3. bureaucratic,
  4. bureaucratize,
  5. burelage,
  6. burette,
  7. burg,
  8. burgage,
  9. burgas,
  10. burgee

Also bu·re·lage [boo r-uh-lahzh] /ˌbʊər əˈlɑʒ/.

Origin of burelé

< French, Old French, equivalent to burel spoke, ray, bar + -ate1

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