variants or less commonly torteaux
plural torteaux
: a heraldic roundel gules

Word History


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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“Torteau.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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