boulle

noun \ˈbül, ˈbyül\
variants: or

\ˈbül, ˈbyül\

Definition of boulle

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

Origin and Etymology of boulle

André Charles Boulle †1732 French cabinetmaker


First Known Use: 1815

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