neb·​u·​lé | \ ¦nebyə¦lā, -¦lē \
variants: or less commonly nebuly \ ˈnebyəlē \

Definition of nebulé

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

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History and Etymology for nebulé

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

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“Nebulé.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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