Origin of dariole

1350–1400; Middle English < Old French darïole
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Examples from the Web for dariole

Historical Examples of dariole

  • When well mixed, butter some dariole moulds; nearly fill them.

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    Catherine Owen

  • Dariole in a deep armchair was sleeping near the bed of her mistress.

    Marguerite de Valois

    Alexandre Dumas

  • Catharine could not refrain from uttering a cry of surprise which roused Dariole for a moment.

    Marguerite de Valois

    Alexandre Dumas

  • Line about one dozen dariole or small timbale moulds with very thin tartelette dough.

  • Line about a dozen dariole moulds, or small timbales, with tartelette dough, or puff paste parings.

British Dictionary definitions for dariole


  1. Also called: dariole mould a small cup-shaped mould used for making individual sweet or savoury dishes
  2. a dish prepared in such a mould

Word Origin for dariole

C14: from Old French
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