Definitions for rocamboleˈrɒk əmˌboʊl
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a European plant, Allium scorodoprasum, of the amaryllis family, used like garlic.
Origin of rocambole:
1690–1700; < F < G Rockenbolle lit., distaff bulb (from its shape)
sand leek, giant garlic, Spanish garlic, rocambole, Allium scorodoprasum(noun)
European leek cultivated and used like leeks
a form of garlic; the sand leek
a name of Allium Scorodoprasum and A. Ascalonium, two kinds of garlic, the latter of which is also called shallot
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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