noun \ˈbül, ˈbyül\

Definition of BOULLE

:  inlaid decoration of tortoiseshell, yellow metal, and white metal in cabinetwork

Variants of BOULLE

boulle or buhl \ˈbül, ˈbyül\

Origin of BOULLE

André Charles Boulle †1732 French cabinetmaker
First Known Use: 1823


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