What does rocambole mean?

Definitions for rocamboleˈrɒk əmˌboʊl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word rocambole.

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

  2. Origin: [F.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rocambole

    rok′am-bōl, n. a plant of the same genus with garlic, onion, leek, &c., long cultivated in kitchen-gardens.—Also Rok′ambole.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rocambole in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rocambole in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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