Origin of rucheFr, literally , beehive ; from Old French rusche ; from Celt, as in Gaulish rusca, bark (used for making beehives)
verbruched, ruch·ing, ruch·es
Origin of rucheFrench, from Old French rusche, beehive, from Medieval Latin r&umacron;sca, bark of a tree (used for making beehives), of Celtic origin.
- A strip of fabric used for trimming.
- A pile of arched tiles, used to catch and retain oyster spawn.
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