Rothschilds [(rawths-cheyeldz, rawth-cheyeldz, roht-shilts)]
A family of European financiers and bankers active since the eighteenth century. The Rothschilds had spectacular success in governmental finance in the nineteenth century, supporting, for example, the British against the French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte. The family is spread through several nations to this day.
noun, French. 1. roast. noun 1. (in India and the Caribbean) a type of unleavened bread
noun 1. any microscopic animal of the phylum (or class) Rotifera, found in fresh and salt waters, having one or more rings of cilia on the anterior end. noun 1. any minute aquatic multicellular invertebrate of the phylum Rotifera, having a ciliated wheel-like organ used in feeding and locomotion: common constituents of freshwater plankton Also […]
noun 1. the phylum or class comprising the rotifers.
adjective 1. shaped like a wheel.