Definition of alveole in English:

alveole

noun

  • Alveolus.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in John Sparrow (fl. 1740–1771). From (i) French alvéole socket of a tooth, cell of a honeycomb, a depression on a part of a plant (both 1690).

Pronunciation

alveole

/ˈalvɪəʊl/