Heraldry the color red: indicated in engravings by parallel vertical lines
Origin of gulesMiddle English goules from OFr, gules, red-dyed ermine, origin, originally plural of goule, the mouth from Classical Latin gula, throat: see gullet
The color red, indicated on a blazon by vertical lines.
Origin of gulesMiddle English goules from Old French red fur neckpiece pl. of gole throat from Latin gula
OriginSee also: gulēs
From Old French geule (“animal’s mouth, throat”) via Middle French geules. Compare with French gueules and Spanish gules.