Rounceval
Rounceval Roun"ce*val, n. A giant; anything large; a kind of pea called also {marrowfat}. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • 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.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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