cartouche


car·touche

noun \kär-ˈtüsh\

Definition of CARTOUCHE

1
:  a gun cartridge with a paper case
2
:  an ornate or ornamental frame
3
:  an oval or oblong figure (as on ancient Egyptian monuments) enclosing a sovereign's name

Variants of CARTOUCHE

car·touche also car·touch \kär-ˈtüsh\

Origin of CARTOUCHE

Middle French cartouche, from Italian cartoccio, from carta
First Known Use: 1548

Rhymes with CARTOUCHE

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