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gadroon

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noun ga·droon \gə-ˈdrün\

Definition of gadroon

  1. 1 :  the ornamental notching or carving of a rounded molding

  2. 2 :  a short often oval fluting or reeding used in decoration

gadroon transitive verb
ga·droon·ing noun


Origin of gadroon

French godron round plait, gadroon


First Known Use: circa 1724


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