roundlet

noun
round·​let | \ ˈrau̇ndlə̇t, rapid -nl-; usually -ə̇t+V \
plural -s

Definition of roundlet

1 : a little circle or round object : disk
2 : a 15th century hat for men with a round padded edge and loose drapery forming the crown and hanging over the edge
3 : rundlet
4 heraldry : roundel sense 3

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First Known Use of roundlet

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for roundlet

Middle English roundelet, from Middle French rondelet

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“Roundlet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/roundlet. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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