rondure

noun
ron·​dure | \ ˈrän-jər How to pronounce rondure (audio) , -(ˌ)dyu̇r, -(ˌ)du̇r \

Definition of rondure

2 : gracefully rounded curvature

First Known Use of rondure

circa 1600, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for rondure

French rondeur roundness, from Middle French, from rond round, from Old French reont, reund — more at round

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“Rondure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rondure. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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