corniche

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noun cor·niche \kȯr-ˈnēsh\

Definition of corniche

  1. :  a road built along a coast and especially along the face of a cliff

Origin and Etymology of corniche

French cornice, corniche, literally, cornice, from Italian cornice


First Known Use: 1835

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