Origin of rummerDutch roemer from roemen, to praise (akin to Old High German hruom, praise, hruod-, fame: see Robert) hence, origin, originally , a glass used for drinking toasts
Origin of rummerGerman Römer from Dutch roemer from roem praise from Middle Dutch
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Dutch roemer, romer, akin to German RÃ¶mer, Swedish remmare; perhaps properly, Roman.