[den-tel, dahn-]


a lacelike, tooled pattern used in decorating book covers.

Origin of dentelle

1840–50; < French: lace, literally, little tooth < Old French dentele, diminutive of dent tooth < Latin dent- (stem of dēns) Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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