See also: rollo and rollò

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latinization of the Old French equivalent of the English Rolf.

Proper nounEdit

Rollo

  1. A male given name from the Germanic languages.
    • 1950 Graham Greene, The Third Man, Heinemann (1964), page 15:
      There was always a conflict in Rollo Martins ― between the absurd Christian name and the sturdy Dutch (four generations back) surname.

GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Alteration (based on rollen, Rollladen) of older Rouleau, from French rouleau.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

Rollo n (genitive Rollos, plural Rollos)

  1. roller blind
    Synonym: Jalousie
  2. roller shutter
    Synonym: Rollladen

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