quenouille training

noun

que·​nouille training
kəˈnüy-
: a method of training trees or shrubs in the shape of a cone or distaff by tying down the branches

Word History

Etymology

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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“Quenouille training.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quenouille%20training. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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