Aiguille Definition

ā-gwēl, ə-gēl
A sharply pointed mountain peak, especially one of several on a larger massif.
American Heritage
A peak of rock shaped like a needle.
Webster's New World
An instrument for drilling holes in rock or masonry.
Webster's New World

Origin of Aiguille

  • French needle from Old French aglet

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • French aiguille (“needle”).

    From Wiktionary

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