Definition of roucoulement in US English:

roucoulement

noun

  • A soft cooing or murmuring noise, specifically the characteristic sound made by a dove or pigeon.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Colburn's New Monthly Magazine. From French roucoulement from roucouler + -ment.

Pronunciation

roucoulement

/ˈruːkuːlmɒ̃/