rondure

noun

ron·​dure ˈrän-jər How to pronounce rondure (audio)
-(ˌ)dyu̇r,
-(ˌ)du̇r
1
2
: gracefully rounded curvature

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

circa 1600, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of rondure was circa 1600

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“Rondure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rondure. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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