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bulette (plural bulettes)

  1. (fantasy role-playing games) A fictional species of land-dwelling shark in various fantasy settings, such as Dungeons & Dragons.
    • 1976-06, "The Bulette (a.k.a. Landshark)", "Creatures Features", The Dragon, volume 1, number 1, page 19
      The Bulette (pronounced boo-lay), has only two semi-vulnerable spots.
    • 1995-06-29, The Amorphous Mass <>, "Re: Rotten, Sexist, Racist Worlds (WAS: Females playing...)",,, <>#1/1
      The classic monsters (Frankenstein, Dracula, Godzilla, most hauntings, even the dinosaurs in _Jurassic Park_, etc) are all manifestations or consequences of human arrogance and ignorance; so violence, prejudice, ethical blindness and your local bulette are all part of the same idea.
    • 1997-04-07, Dan Davis <>, "Re: Mithical Cretures Hits Beast Wars.",, <>#1/1
      Rippersnapper was a land shark. By the mythical name, this is a bulette.
    • 2001-04-20, "dave" <>, "OK what is a "bulette"",, <9bppfs$igu$>
      My orcish barbarian who found a nice eternium 2hs in SMC was killed by a bulette in the second level of the unremarkable dungeon.
    • 2003, Steven Creech, Kevin Ruesch, Torn Asunder: Critical Hits, Bastion Press, Inc., page 93
      Bulettes can automatically sense the location of anything within 60 feet that is in contact with the ground.
    • 2009-09, Jason Bulmahn, "Bulette", Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Bestiary, Paizo Publishing, →ISBN, page 39
      The creation of some unknown arcanist in millennia past, the bulette has bred true to become one of the fiercest predators of the hills.

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