bourrelet

noun

bour·​re·​let
¦bu̇rə¦lā
plural -s
1
: burlet
2
: a cloth wreath or turban worn on a helmet
3
: the raised portion of an artillery projectile between the ogive and the body

Word History

Etymology

French

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“Bourrelet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bourrelet. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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