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roulade

[roo-lahd] /ruˈlɑd/
noun
1.
a musical embellishment consisting of a rapid succession of tones sung to a single syllable.
2.
a slice of meat rolled around a filling of minced meat and cooked.
Origin
1700-1710
1700-10; < French: a rolling, equivalent to roul(er) to roll + -ade -ade1
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Examples from the web for roulade
  • Options for main dishes include eggplant roulade, beef sirloin and bouillabaisse.
  • Then he places mouthpiece to lip and, if the instrument is not too leaky, ripples out a modernist roulade.
British Dictionary definitions for roulade

roulade

/ruːˈlɑːd/
noun
1.
a slice of meat rolled, esp around a stuffing, and cooked
2.
an elaborate run in vocal music
Word Origin
C18: from French, literally: a rolling, from rouler to roll
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