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roller

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[ roh-ler ]
/ ˈroʊ lər /
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noun
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Origin of roller

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First recorded in 1250–1300; roll + -er1

Other definitions for roller (2 of 2)

roller2
[ roh-ler ]
/ ˈroʊ lər /

noun Ornithology.
any of several Old World birds of the family Coraciidae that tumble or roll over in flight, especially in the breeding season.
one of a variety of canaries having a warbling or trilling song.

Origin of roller

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First recorded in 1675–85; from German Roller, derivative of rollen to roll
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British Dictionary definitions for roller

roller
/ (ˈrəʊlə) /

noun
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