roquelaure

noun
ro·​que·​laure | \ ˌrō-kə-ˈlȯr How to pronounce roquelaure (audio) , ˌrä- \

Definition of roquelaure

: a knee-length cloak worn especially in the 18th and 19th centuries

First Known Use of roquelaure

1709, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for roquelaure

French, from the Duc de Roquelaure †1738 French marshal

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about roquelaure

Time Traveler for roquelaure

Time Traveler

The first known use of roquelaure was in 1709

See more words from the same year

Statistics for roquelaure

Cite this Entry

“Roquelaure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/roquelaure. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on roquelaure

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for roquelaure

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Thing: Dog Breeds

How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!