rocambole

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French rocambole, from regional German Rockenbolle.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɹɒkəmbəʊl/, /ˈɹəʊkəmbəʊl/

Noun[edit]

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rocambole (plural rocamboles)

  1. The sand leek, Allium scorodoprasum
  2. A type of garlic, Allium sativum var. ophioscorodon

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

After the fictional adventurer Rocambole, from French rocambole.

Noun[edit]

rocambole m (plural rocamboles)

  1. Swiss roll (a type of sponge cake roll)