rinceau

[ French ran-soh ]
/ French rɛ̃ˈsoʊ /

noun, plural rin·ceaux [French ran-soh] /French rɛ̃ˈsoʊ/.

an ornamental foliate or floral motif.

Nearby words

  1. rimu,
  2. rimula,
  3. rimy,
  4. rin,
  5. rina,
  6. rind,
  7. rinderpest,
  8. rinehart,
  9. rinehart, mary roberts,
  10. rinforzando

Origin of rinceau

1770–80; < French; Middle French rainsel < Vulgar Latin *rāmuscellus, derivative of Late Latin rāmusculus, diminutive of rāmus branch (see ramus)

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