dentelle

noun
den·​telle | \ denˈtel, dänˈ- \
plural -s

Definition of dentelle

1a : lace
b : lacework
2 : a lacy style of book-cover decoration featuring angular or toothed outlines around fine detail

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History and Etymology for dentelle

French, from Middle French, literally, small tooth, from Old French, diminutive of dent tooth, from Latin dent-, dens

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“Dentelle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dentelle. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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