retroussé

[ re-troo-sey; French ruh-troo-sey ]
/ ˌrɛ truˈseɪ; French rə truˈseɪ /

adjective

(especially of the nose) turned up.

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Origin of retroussé

1830–40; < French, past participle of retrousser, Middle French, equivalent to re- re- + trousser to turn, tuck up; see truss
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retroussé
/ (rəˈtruːseɪ, French rətruse) /

adjective

(of a nose) turned up

Word Origin for retroussé

C19: from French retrousser to tuck up; see truss
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