[ shar-uh-ley ]
/ ˌʃær əˈleɪ /
one of a breed of large white or cream-colored beef cattle, originally of France, often used in crossbreeding.
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Also Cha·ro·laise [shar-uh-leyz]. /ˌʃær əˈleɪz/.
Origin of Charolais
1890–95; <French charolais (masculine), charolaise (feminine) literally, pertaining to the town of Charolles (Saône-et-Loire) and le Charolais its environs
Words nearby Charolais
, charm the pants off
, charnel house
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How to use Charolais in a sentence
“A better man at heart,” said Leonard, who had learnt to love the Count de Charolais.
I, my dear chevalier, am now waiting for Mademoiselle de Charolais's coverlet.
Later on, Hubert admitted him into partnership, and both were made court painters to Philip of Charolais.
There is a grand chain of mountains on the right, called the Charolais.
British Dictionary definitions for Charolais
a breed of large white beef cattle that originated in France
Word Origin for Charolais
C19: from French: named after Monts du Charollais, E France
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