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Noun: roundel  rawn-d(u)l
  1. English form of rondeau having three triplets with a refrain after the first and third
  2. Round piece of armour plate that protects the armpit
  3. (heraldry) a charge in the shape of a filled circle
    "a hollow roundel"

Derived forms: roundels

Type of: armor plate [US], armor plating [US], armorial bearing, armour plate [Brit, Cdn], armour plating [Brit, Cdn], bearing, charge, heraldic bearing, plate armor [US], plate armour [Brit, Cdn], rondeau, rondel

Part of: body armor [US], body armour [Brit, Cdn], cataphract, coat of mail, suit of armor [US], suit of armour [Brit, Cdn]

Encyclopedia: Roundel