a braid or ribbon, as of cotton or silk or of gold or silver thread, used for trimming or binding
Origin of galloonFrench galon ; from galonner, to braid, adorn with lace, altered (? influenced, influence by gala: see gala) ; from Old French an unverified form garlonner ; from garlander, to ornament ; from garlande, garland
A narrow band or braid used as trimming and commonly made of lace, metallic thread, or embroidery.
Origin of galloonFrench galon, from Old French galonner, to decorate the hair with ribbons.
From French galon, from galonner (“to braid”).