- a peak of rock shaped like a needle
- an instrument for drilling holes in rock or masonry
Origin of aiguilleFr: see aglet
- A sharply pointed mountain peak, especially one of several on a larger massif.
- A needle-shaped drill for boring holes in rock or masonry.
Origin of aiguilleFrench needle from Old French; see aglet .
OriginSee also: aiguillé
French aiguille (“needle”).