guilloche


guil·loche

noun \gi-ˈlōsh, gē-ˈ(y)ōsh\

Definition of GUILLOCHE

1
:  an architectural ornament formed of two or more interlaced bands with openings containing round devices
2
:  a pattern (as on metalwork) made by interlacing curved lines

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Origin of GUILLOCHE

French guillochis
First Known Use: circa 1842

Rhymes with GUILLOCHE

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