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rounceval

adjective

Definition of rounceval

obsolete

  1. :  huge large

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Origin and Etymology of rounceval

from Rouncesvalles, Roncevaux, mountain pass in northern Spain; from the gigantic bones shown there as those of the paladins of Charlemagne slain in battle in 778


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rounceval

noun roun·ce·val \ˈrau̇n(t)səvəl\

Definition of rounceval

plural

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  1. 1 obsolete a :  something very large :  giant monster b :  a big loud woman :  virago

  2. 2 :  marrowfat 1

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First Known Use of rounceval

1570


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