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ˈraʊn dlroundel

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. roundel(noun)

    English form of rondeau having three triplets with a refrain after the first and third

  2. roundel(noun)

    round piece of armor plate that protects the armpit

  3. annulet, roundel(noun)

    (heraldry) a charge in the shape of a circle

    "a hollow roundel"

Wiktionary

  1. roundel(Noun)

    Anything having a round form; a round figure; a circle.

  2. roundel(Noun)

    A roundelay or rondelay.

  3. roundel(Noun)

    A small circular shield, sometimes not more than a foot in diameter, used by soldiers in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries.

  4. roundel(Noun)

    A circular spot; a charge in the form of a small coloured circle.

  5. roundel(Noun)

    a circular insignia painted on an aircraft to identify its nationality or service.

  6. roundel(Noun)

    A bastion of a circular form.

  7. Origin: From rondelet, diminutive of rondel, (French: rondeau.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Roundel(adj)

    a rondelay

  2. Roundel(adj)

    anything having a round form; a round figure; a circle

  3. Roundel(adj)

    a small circular shield, sometimes not more than a foot in diameter, used by soldiers in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries

  4. Roundel(adj)

    a circular spot; a sharge in the form of a small circle

  5. Roundel(adj)

    a bastion of a circular form

  6. Origin: [OF. rondel a roundelay, F. rondel, rondeau, a dim. fr. rond; for sense 2, cf. F. rondelle a round, a round shield. See Round, a., and cf. Rondel, Rondelay.]

Freebase

  1. Roundel

    A roundel in heraldry is a disc; the term is also commonly used to refer to a type of national insignia used on military aircraft, generally circular in shape and usually comprising concentric rings of different colours.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Roundel

    rown′del, n. anything of a round form or figure: a circle: a ring-dance, a rondel.—n. Roun′delay, a round: a song in which parts are repeated: a dance in a ring. [O. Fr. rondel (Fr. rondeau), dim. of rond, round.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. roundel

    Was a shield used by the Norman soldiers. The word is also applied to the semicircular bastions in early fortification, as introduced by Albert Dürer. This bastion consisted of a semicircle of masonry about 300 feet in diameter, containing roomy casemates for the troops, and for artillery and musketry, with which the ditch and curtains were flanked.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of roundel in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of roundel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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