roulade

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noun rou·lade \rü-ˈläd\

Definition of roulade

  1. 1 :  a florid vocal embellishment sung to one syllable

  2. 2 :  a slice of usually stuffed meat that is rolled, browned, and steamed or braised

Origin and Etymology of roulade

French, literally, act of rolling


First Known Use: 1672

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