[ roo-loh ]
/ ruˈloʊ /

noun, plural rou·leaux, rou·leaus [roo-lohz] /ruˈloʊz/.

a roll or strip of something, as trimming on a hat brim.
a stack or roll of coins put up in cylindrical form in a paper wrapping.

Origin of rouleau

1685–95; < French; Middle French rolel, diminutive of role roll Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for rouleaux


/ (ˈruːləʊ) /

noun plural -leaux (-ləʊ, -ləʊz) or -leaus

a roll of paper containing coins
(often plural) a roll of ribbon

Word Origin for rouleau

C17: from French, from role roll
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