Pronunciation: (broi'gul, brOO'-; Flemish. brœ'gul), [key]
1. Pie•ter the Elder Pronunciation: (pē'tur; Flemish. pē'tur), [key] (“Peasant Breughel”), c1525–69, Flemish genre and landscape painter.
2. his sons,Jan Pronunciation: (yän), [key] (“Velvet Breughel”), 1568–1625, and Pieter the Younger (“Hell Breughel”), 1564–1637?, Flemish painters. Also,Breu'gel,Brueghel,Bruegel.
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