romal

1 of 2

noun

ro·​mal
rəˈmal
plural -s
: a thong usually braided and divided into two lashes and attached to the saddle or reins for use as a quirt

romal

2 of 2

variant of rumal

Word History

Etymology

Noun

modification of Mexican Spanish ramal, from Spanish strand of rope, from rama branch

First Known Use

Noun

1904, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of romal was in 1904

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“Romal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/romal. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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