a group of Rhaetian dialects spoken in the Swiss canton of Graubünden; an official language of Switzerland since 1938 See also Friulian, Ladin
noun 1. a group of three Rhaeto-Romanic dialects spoken in E Switzerland. Compare Ladin (def 2). adjective 2. of or relating to Romansh.
noun 1. a window shade that, when raised, is drawn up into a series of concertina folds.
- Roman snail
noun 1. a large edible European snail, Helix pomatia, the usual escargot of menus, erroneously thought to have been introduced to northern Europe by the Romans
noun, Horology. 1. a striking mechanism of c1700, giving the equivalent in tones of Roman numerals, a bell of one pitch striking once for each number I, a bell of another pitch striking once for V, twice for X.