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marcel

noun mar·cel \ mär-ˈsel \

Definition of marcel

: a deep soft wave made in the hair by the use of a heated curling iron

Origin and Etymology of marcel

Marcel Grateau †1936 French hairdresser


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marcel

verb

Definition of marcel

marcelled; marcelling
transitive verb
: to make a marcel in
intransitive verb
: to make a marcel

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First Known Use of marcel

1906


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