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


Definition of brûlée



  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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capable of being understood in two ways

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