gules

noun
\ ˈgyülz How to pronounce gules (audio) \
plural gules

Definition of gules

: the heraldic color red

First Known Use of gules

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gules

Middle English goules, from Anglo-French

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“Gules.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gules. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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