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roundel

[ roun-dl ]
/ ˈraʊn dl /
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noun
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Origin of roundel

1250–1300; Middle English roundele, rundel(le) <Old French rondel, derivative of rondround1 (adj.)
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British Dictionary definitions for roundel

roundel
/ (ˈraʊndəl) /

noun
a form of rondeau consisting of three stanzas each of three lines with a refrain after the first and the third
a circular identifying mark in national colours on military aircraft
a small ornamental circular window, panel, medallion, plate, disc, etc
a round plate of armour used to protect the armpit
heraldry a charge in the shape of a circle
another word for roundelay (def. 1)

Word Origin for roundel

C13: from Old French rondel a little circle; see rondel
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