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Marcel

[mahr-sel; French mar-sel]
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noun
  1. Ga·bri·el [ga-bree-el] /ga briˈɛl/, 1887–1973, French philosopher, dramatist, and critic.
  2. a male given name.
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marcel

noun
  1. Also called: marcel wave a hairstyle characterized by repeated regular waves, popular in the 1920s
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verb -cels, -celling or -celled
  1. (tr) to make such waves in (the hair) with special hot irons
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Derived Formsmarceller, noun

Word Origin

C20: after Marcel Grateau (1852–1936), French hairdresser

Marcel

noun
  1. Gabriel (Honoré) (ɡabriɛl). 1889–1973, French Christian existentialist philosopher and dramatist, whose philosophical works include Being and Having (1949) and The Mystery of Being (1951)
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