rambouillet

noun, often capitalized
ram·​bouil·​let | \ ˌram-bə-ˈlā How to pronounce rambouillet (audio) , -bü-ˈyā How to pronounce rambouillet (audio) \

Definition of rambouillet

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: any of a breed of large sturdy sheep developed in France

Rambouillet

geographical name
Ram·​bouil·​let | \ räⁿ-bü-ˈyā How to pronounce Rambouillet (audio) \

Definition of Rambouillet (Entry 2 of 2)

town in northern France southwest of Paris population 53,667

First Known Use of rambouillet

Noun

1809, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rambouillet

Noun

Rambouillet, France

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“Rambouillet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rambouillet. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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