rouleau

noun
rou·​leau | \ rü-ˈlō How to pronounce rouleau (audio) \
plural rouleaux\ rü-​ˈlōz How to pronounce rouleau (audio) \

Definition of rouleau

: a little roll especially : a roll of coins put up in paper

Examples of rouleau in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Kate's dress also featured 58 gazar and organza covered buttons on the back, which were fastened by rouleau loops. Maggie Maloney, Town & Country, "8 Surprising Things You Might Not Know About Kate Middleton's Wedding Dress," 15 May 2018

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First Known Use of rouleau

circa 1691, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rouleau

French

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“Rouleau.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rouleau. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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rouleau

noun
rou·​leau | \ rü-ˈlō How to pronounce rouleau (audio) \
plural rouleaux\ -​ˈlō(z) How to pronounce rouleau (audio) \ or rouleaus

Medical Definition of rouleau

: a group of red blood corpuscles resembling a stack of coins

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