- rom. cath.,
- rom. cath. ch.,
- romains, jules,
- roman alphabet
Origin of romaine
Examples from the Web for romaine
The excitement caused by Romaine's ill turn fortunately proved a false alarm.
When Mrs. Romaine ended her petulant little speech he turned his dark eyes upon her and smiled.Brooke's Daughter|Adeline Sergeant
If Schwartz had seen any dog in the Romaine barnyard at daybreak, it assuredly was not Lad.Lad: A Dog|Albert Payson Terhune
I am simply amazed that you will run any risk where Romaine is concerned.
Was not Romaine Effingham's body as well fitted for its reinstatement in the flesh as another's?
Word Origin for romaine
type of lettuce, 1876, from French romaine (in laitue romaine, literally "Roman lettuce"), from fem. of Old French romain "Roman," from Latin Romanus (see Roman). Perhaps so called because of the lettuce's introduction into France (by Bureau de la Rivière, chamberlain of Charles V and VI) at the time of the Avignon papacy (1309-77).