Definition of roundlet in English:

roundlet

noun

  • 1A small round or circular object; a round or circular piece of something; something formed into a small circle or ring.

  • 2A medieval headdress resembling a turban, made of a thick circular roll of material. historical.

  • 3Heraldry. = "roundel". Now rare.

Origin

Late Middle English. Partly from round + -let (in sense 1a probably after Anglo-Norman rondelet and Middle French rondelet (adjective) somewhat round or rounded, (noun) small round ornament; senses 1b and 1c are not paralleled in French), and partly from Middle French rondelet short rondeau or roundel.

Pronunciation

roundlet

/ˈraʊndlɪt/