baguet

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n baguet narrow French stick loaf
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Baguet (Arch) A small molding, like the astragal, but smaller; a bead.
    • Baguet (Zoöl) One of the minute bodies seen in the divided nucleoli of some Infusoria after conjugation.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n baguet In architecture, a small convex semicircular molding: usually called when plain a bead, when enriched with foliage a chaplet.
    • n baguet In cytology, a rod-shaped mass of chromatin in the nuclear division of some Infusoria.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. baguette, prop. a rod It. bacchetta, fr. L. baculum, baculu, stick, staff