noun tou·relle \tüˈrel\

Definition of tourelle



  1. 1 :  a small tower (as one springing from corbeling or pier) :  turret

  2. 2 :  something resembling a tourelle the pines' green tourelles — Richard Llewellyn

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Origin and Etymology of tourelle

French, from Old French, diminutive of tor, tour tower — more at tower

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