Aiguille meaning

ā-gwēl, ə-gēl
A sharply pointed mountain peak, especially one of several on a larger massif.
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A needle-shaped drill for boring holes in rock or masonry.
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A peak of rock shaped like a needle.
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An instrument for drilling holes in rock or masonry.
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A sharply pointed mountain peak found in regions that have undergone intense glaciation. Aigulles are believed to be the remnants of the elevated areas separating two adjacent cirques.
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A needle-shaped peak.
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An instrument for boring holes, used in blasting.
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Origin of aiguille

  • French needle from Old French aglet

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

  • French aiguille (“needle”).

    From Wiktionary