Pronunciation: (kär"mun-yōl'; Fr. kar-ma-nyôl'), [key]
—pl. -ma•gnolesPronunciation: (-mun-yōlz'; Fr. -ma-nyôl'). [key]
1. a dance and song popular during the French Revolution.
2. a man's loose jacket with wide lapels and metal buttons, worn during the French Revolution.
3. the costume of the French revolutionists, consisting chiefly of this jacket, black pantaloons, and a red liberty cap.
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