[French ran-soh]
noun, plural rinceaux [French ran-soh] .
an ornamental foliate or floral motif.

1770–80; < French; Middle French rainsel < Vulgar Latin *rāmuscellus, derivative of Late Latin rāmusculus, diminutive of rāmus branch (see ramus)

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