variants or less commonly nebuly
: composed of successive short curves made to resemble a cloud
used of a heraldic line by which an ordinary or subordinary may be bounded
of a molding : consisting of an overhanging band the lower projecting edge of which conforms in shape to a continuous undulating curve

Word History


Middle French nebulé, from Latin nebula + French -ate, adjective suffix (from Latin -atus -ate)

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“Nebulé.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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