gules

[ gyoolz ]
/ gyulz /
Heraldry.

noun

the tincture red.

adjective

of the tincture red: a lion gules.

Origin of gules

1300–50; Middle English goules < Old French gueules red fur neckpiece, derivative of gole throat < Latin gula
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gules

/ (ɡjuːlz) /

adjective, noun (usually postpositive)

heraldry red

Word Origin for gules

C14: from Old French gueules red fur worn around the neck, from gole throat, from Latin gula gullet
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