Definition of rondache in English:

rondache

noun

  • A small circular shield, a target. Compare "roundel". Now historical.

Origin

Late 16th century. From Middle French, French rondache, † rondace circular shield, foot soldier armed with such a shield, probably alteration (with substitution of -ache, suffix forming nouns usually with pejorative connotation) of rondelle. In some forms probably after Dutch rondas.

Pronunciation

rondache

/rɒnˈdaʃ/