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roundel

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noun roun·del \ˈrau̇n-dəl\

Simple Definition of roundel

  • : a round figure or object

Full Definition of roundel

  1. 1 :  a round figure or object (as a circular panel, window, or niche)

  2. 2 a :  rondel 2a b :  an English modified rondeau

Examples of roundel

  1. <the windows in the colonial-era statehouse are roundels>



Origin of roundel

Middle English, from Anglo-French rondel, roundel, from rund round — more at round


First Known Use: 14th century

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