noun guil·loche \gi-ˈlōsh, gē-ˈ(y)ōsh\

Definition of guilloche

  1. 1 :  an architectural ornament formed of two or more interlaced bands with openings containing round devices

  2. 2 :  a pattern (as on metalwork) made by interlacing curved lines

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Origin and Etymology of guilloche

French guillochis

First Known Use: circa 1842

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