noun ga·droon \gə-ˈdrün\

Definition of GADROON

:  the ornamental notching or carving of a rounded molding
:  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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