Meaning of ROLLER in English



Pronunciation: ' r ō -l ə r

Function: noun

Etymology: German, from rollen to roll, reverberate, from Middle French roller ― more at ROLL

Date: 1678

1 : any of various mostly brightly colored nonpasserine Old World birds (family Coraciidae) that perform rolling aerial dives during courtship displays

2 : a canary having a song in which the notes are soft and run together

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.