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burelé

[ boor-uh-ley ]

noun

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


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Word History and Origins

Origin of burelé1

< French, Old French, equivalent to burel spoke, ray, bar + -ate 1

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