roundel

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noun roun·del \ˈrau̇n-dəl\

Definition of roundel

  1. 1 :  a round figure or object (such as a circular panel, window, or niche)

  2. 2a :  rondel 2ab :  an English modified rondeau

Examples of roundel in a sentence

  1. the windows in the colonial-era statehouse are roundels

Origin and Etymology of roundel

Middle English, from Anglo-French rondel, roundel, from rund round — more at round


First Known Use: 14th century


ROUNDEL Defined for English Language Learners

roundel

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noun roun·del \ˈrau̇n-dəl\

Definition of roundel for English Language Learners

  • : a round figure or object



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