roundel

noun roun·del \ ˈrau̇n-dᵊl \

Definition of roundel

1 : a round figure or object (such as a circular panel, window, or niche)
2 a : rondel 2a
b : an English modified rondeau

Examples of roundel in a Sentence

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

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Origin and Etymology of roundel

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

roundel Synonyms

Synonyms

circle, cirque, ring, round;

Related Words

circlet, ringlet;

ellipse, loop, oval;

ball, globe, orb, sphere;


ROUNDEL Defined for English Language Learners

roundel

Definition of roundel for English Language Learners

  • : a round figure or object



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