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- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /kɑːˈtuːʃ/
- (General American) IPA(key): /kɑɹˈtuʃ/
- Rhymes: -uːʃ
cartouche (plural cartouches)
- (architecture) An ornamental figure, often on an oval shield.
- (Egyptian hieroglyphs) An oval figure containing the characters of an important personal name, such as that of royal or divine people.
- 2013, Margalit Fox, The Riddle of the Labyrinth, Profile 2014:
- In 1762, Jean-Jacques Barthélemy, a French priest who was a scholar of Eastern languages, had made the inspired guess that the cartouches set off words of great importance, such as the names of gods or rulers.
- A paper cartridge.
- A wooden case filled with balls, to be shot from a cannon.
- A gunner's bag for ammunition.
- A military pass for a soldier on furlough.
a gunner's bag
- (Egyptian hieroglyphs): serekh
cartouche m (plural cartouches)
- cartouche (ornamental figure)
- cartouche (Egyptian hieroglyphic of name)
- title block (technical drawing)
cartouche f (plural cartouches)