Definition of rouleau in English:


Syllabification: rou·leau
Pronunciation: /ro͞oˈlō

noun (plural rouleaux /-ˈlōz/ or rouleaus)

  • 1A cylindrical packet of coins.
  • 2A coil or roll of ribbon, knitted wool, or other material, especially used as trimming.


late 17th century: French, from obsolete French roule 'a roll'.

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