brûlée

noun brû·lée \(ˈ)brüˌlā, bru̅e̅lā\
variants: less commonly

brûlé

Definition of brûlée

plural

-s

  1. :  a piece of burned-over woodland

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Origin and Etymology of brûlée

Canadian French brûlé, from French, past participle of brûler to burn, from Old French bruller, perhaps blend of Old High German brennen + Latin ustulare, from ustus, past participle of urere — more at burn, ember


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