[kroh-kuh-nohl, -kin-yohl]
a method of waving the hair by curling it around metal rods from the ends inward toward the scalp.
Also called croquignole wave.

1930–35; < French: light blow on the head or nose, small crunchy biscuit, apparently derivative of croquer to crunch (see croquette), though formation is unclear Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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