Definition of Rounceval. Meaning of Rounceval. Synonyms of Rounceval

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Definition of Rounceval

Rounceval
Rounceval Roun"ce*val, a. [F. Ronceval, Roncevaux, a town at the foot of the foot of the Pyrenees, Sp. Roncesvalles.] Large; strong; -- from the gigantic bones shown at Roncesvalles, and alleged to be those of old heroes. [Obs.]
Rounceval
Rounceval Roun"ce*val, n. A giant; anything large; a kind of pea called also marrowfat. [Obs.]

Meaning of Rounceval from wikipedia

- At some time between 1232 and 1236, the Chapel and Hospital of St Mary Rounceval was founded at Charing. It occupied land at the corner of the modern Whitehall...
- portion of the former property of the Chapel and Hospital of St Mary Rounceval. Hibbert, Christopher; Ben Weinreb; John Keay; Julia Keay (2010). The...
- Roncevaux: The obsolete adjective "rouncival" (an alternative spelling of rounceval), meaning "gigantic", also derives from Roncevaux, either by way of a...
- house on the eastern side of the former Chapel and Hospital of St. Mary Rounceval, at Charing Cross, including gardens running to the River Thames and adjoining...