rouer

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French[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Inherited from Latin rotāre, present active infinitive of rotō. Doublet of rôder, a borrowing from Provençal.

Verb[edit]

rouer

  1. (transitive) to curl up, roll up
  2. (intransitive) to roll (of e.g. birds, to spin in the air)

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Etymology 2[edit]

From roue +‎ -er.

Verb[edit]

rouer

  1. (transitive) to beat upon the breaking wheel
  2. (transitive) to run over (squash by driving over)
  3. (transitive) to abuse, beat (subject to a beating)
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