Definition of rouncival in English:

rouncival

(also rounsiful)

noun

  • 1More fully "†rouncival pease", "rouncival pea". A large variety of garden or field pea. Also (in plural): peas of this variety. Now chiefly historical.

  • 2A large, boisterous, or masculine woman. Compare rouncyrare after 17th cent.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas Tusser (c1524–1580), writer on agriculture and poet.

Pronunciation

rouncival

/ˈraʊnsɪvl/