torteau

noun
tor·​teau
variants: or less commonly torteaux \(ˈ)tȯr¦tō \
plural torteaux\-​ōz \

Definition of torteau 

: a heraldic roundel gules

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History and Etymology for torteau

Middle French torteau, from Old French tortel wafer, small round loaf of bread, diminutive of torte, tourte round loaf of bread, from Late Latin torta

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