adjective cô·te·lé \¦kōtəl¦ā\

Definition of côtelé

in decorative art

  1. :  having a broken outline of straight or curved portions

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Origin and Etymology of côtelé

French, literally, ribbed, from Middle French costelé, from costel small rib (diminutive of coste rib) + (from Latin -atus -ate) — more at coast

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a trip made at another's expense

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