boulle

noun
\ˈbül, ˈbyül\
variants: or

Definition of boulle 

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

First Known Use of boulle

1815, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for boulle

André Charles Boulle †1732 French cabinetmaker

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