croquignole

noun
cro·​qui·​gnole | \ ˈkrō-kə-ˌnōl How to pronounce croquignole (audio) also -kən-ˌyōl \

Definition of croquignole

: a method used in waving the hair by winding it on curlers from the ends of the hair toward the scalp

First Known Use of croquignole

1932, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for croquignole

French, light blow, fillip

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Cite this Entry

“Croquignole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/croquignole. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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