Definition of brulé in English:

brulé

noun

Regional, North American
rare
  • 1In Canada, especially the north-west: an area of forest which has been destroyed or cleared by fire, typically characterized by charred tree stumps.

  • 2Louisiana. An area of swampland in which the trees have been destroyed or cleared by fire, typically in order to be utilized as land for farming.

Origin

Late 18th century. From French brûlé area of forest that has been destroyed or cleared by fire, area of swampland in which the trees have been destroyed or cleared by fire, specific use as noun of past participle of brûler to burn.

Pronunciation

brulé

/ˈbruːleɪ/