Dictionary

cullet

cullet

noun cul·let \ˈkə-lət\

Definition of CULLET

:  broken or refuse glass usually added to new material to facilitate melting in making glass

Origin of CULLET

perhaps from French cueillette act of gathering, from Latin collecta, from feminine of collectus, past participle of colligere
First Known Use: 1817

Rhymes with CULLET

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: cullibilityPrevious Word in the Dictionary: cullen earthAll Words Near: cullet
March 02, 2015
chatoyant Hear it
Having a changeable luster or color
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears