Definition of rouleau in English:

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Pronunciation: /ro͞oˈlō/

noun (plural rouleaux /-ˈlōz/ or rouleaus)

2A coil or roll of ribbon, knitted wool, or other material, especially used as trimming.


Late 17th century: French, from obsolete French roule 'a roll'.

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Syllabification: rou·leau

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