rambouillet

noun

ram·​bouil·​let ˌram-bə-ˈlā How to pronounce rambouillet (audio) -bü-ˈyā How to pronounce rambouillet (audio)
often capitalized
: any of a breed of large sturdy sheep developed in France

Word History

Etymology

Rambouillet, France

First Known Use

1809, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rambouillet was in 1809

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Cite this Entry

“Rambouillet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rambouillet. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

Geographical Definition

Rambouillet

geographical name

Ram·​bouil·​let räⁿ-bü-ˈyā How to pronounce Rambouillet (audio)
town in northern France southwest of Paris population 53,667

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