Definitions for rocamboleˈrɒk əmˌboʊl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

roc•am•boleˈrɒk əmˌboʊl(n.)

  1. a European plant, Allium scorodoprasum, of the amaryllis family, used like garlic.

    Category: Plants

Origin of rocambole:

1690–1700; < F < G Rockenbolle lit., distaff bulb (from its shape)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sand leek, giant garlic, Spanish garlic, rocambole, Allium scorodoprasum(noun)

    European leek cultivated and used like leeks


  1. rocambole(Noun)

    a form of garlic; the sand leek

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rocambole(noun)

    a name of Allium Scorodoprasum and A. Ascalonium, two kinds of garlic, the latter of which is also called shallot


  1. Rocambole

    Rocambole is a fictional adventurer created by Pierre Alexis Ponson du Terrail, a 19th-century French writer. The word rocambolesque has become common in French and other languages to label any kind of fantastic adventure.


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