Definition of rigolette in English:

rigolette

noun

US
historical
  • A light knitted or crocheted woollen scarf, typically worn as a head-covering.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Louisa May Alcott (1832–1888), author. From Rigolette, the name of a character in Mystères de Paris by Marie-Joseph (‘Eugène’) Sue. Similar use is apparently not recorded in French.

Pronunciation

rigolette

/ˌrɪɡəˈlɛt/