Variant of roulette
- a gambling game played by rolling a small ball around a shallow bowl with an inner disk () revolving in the opposite direction: the ball finally comes to rest in one of the red or black, numbered compartments into which this disk is divided, thus determining the winning bets
- a small toothed wheel attached to a handle, for making rows of marks or dots, as in engraving, or incisions, as between postage stamps
- a series of small, consecutive incisions made in the paper between the stamps in a sheet of stamps, to facilitate their separation
Origin: Fr < OFr roelette, dim. of roele, small wheel < LL rotella, dim. < L rota, wheel: see roll
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