ˈbül How to pronounce boulle (audio)
variants or
: inlaid decoration of tortoiseshell, yellow metal, and white metal in cabinetwork

Word History


André Charles Boulle †1732 French cabinetmaker

First Known Use

1815, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of boulle was in 1815

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Cite this Entry

“Boulle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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