Meaning of rocaille

ro•caille

Pronunciation: (rō-kī' Fr. rô-kä'y&supschwa), [key]
— n.
  1. any of the fantastic ornamental, often asymmetrical, combinations characteristic of the Rococo period, consisting of rock, shell, and plant forms combined with artificial forms, esp-curves.
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