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boule

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noun bou·le \ˈbü-(ˌ)lē, bü-ˈlā\

Definition of boule

  1. :  a legislative council of ancient Greece consisting first of an aristocratic advisory body and later of a representative senate



Origin and Etymology of boule

Greek boulē, literally, will, from boulesthai to wish


First Known Use: 1840


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boule

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noun bou·le \ˈbül\

Definition of boule

  1. :  a synthetically formed mass (as of sapphire) with the atomic structure of a single crystal



Origin and Etymology of boule

French, ball — more at bowl


First Known Use: 1918


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