\ ˈränd \
plural -s

Definition of ronde

: script with heavy strokes nearly upright : round hand

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First Known Use of ronde

1825, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ronde

French, from feminine of rond round, from Old French roont, rount, ront

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“Ronde.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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