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[dar-ee-ohl] /ˈdær iˌoʊl/
noun, French Cookery.
a small round mold.
Origin of dariole
1350-1400; Middle English < Old French darïole Unabridged
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  • Line one dozen dariole moulds with thin dough, cover the bottoms with a little apricot marmalade, and fill with the rice.

  • dariole in a deep armchair was sleeping near the bed of her mistress.

    Marguerite de Valois Alexandre Dumas
  • Line about a dozen dariole moulds, or small timbales, with tartelette dough, or puff paste parings.

  • Line about one dozen dariole or small timbale moulds with very thin tartelette dough.

  • A dariole is a small straight-sided tin mould, holding rather less than a gill.

    Choice Cookery Catherine Owen
  • "Some one is knocking, madame," said dariole, thrusting her head through the opening of the portire.

    Marguerite de Valois Alexandre Dumas
  • Henry followed her, and learning from dariole that Orthon had been there he went directly to the mirror and found the note.

    Marguerite de Valois Alexandre Dumas
  • Whereupon that evening she complained to dariole of great heaviness in her head, accompanied by dizziness.

    Marguerite de Valois Alexandre Dumas
  • Yes, dariole is so devoted to me that she would let herself be cut in pieces for me; she is a real treasure.

    Marguerite de Valois Alexandre Dumas
  • For a moment I felt somewhat anxious about him, as dariole told me that the queen mother had had a long talk with him.

    Marguerite de Valois Alexandre Dumas
British Dictionary definitions for dariole


Also called dariole mould. a small cup-shaped mould used for making individual sweet or savoury dishes
a dish prepared in such a mould
Word Origin
C14: from Old French
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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