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dentelle

[ den-tel, dahn- ]
/ dɛnˈtɛl, dɑn- /
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noun
a lacelike, tooled pattern used in decorating book covers.
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Origin of dentelle

1840–50; <French: lace, literally, little tooth <Old French dentele, diminutive of denttooth <Latin dent- (stem of dēns)
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