One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A small roll; one of the parts of a large roll.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Joseph Hunter (1783–1861), antiquary and record scholar. From classical Latin rotulus in post-classical Latin sense ‘scroll, record in form of a scroll of parchment’ + -et.
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