quenouille training

que·​nouille training | \kəˈnüy-\

Definition of quenouille training 

: a method of training trees or shrubs in the shape of a cone or distaff by tying down the branches

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History and Etymology for quenouille training

quenouille from French, distaff, tree trained by quenouille training, from Late Latin conucla, alteration of colucula, diminutive of Latin colus distaff

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