Meaning of rompu in English:


Pronunciation /rɒmˈpuː/


rare Heraldry
  • Of an ordinary or diminutive: interrupted in its progress, with part displaced but not cut off.


Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Guillim's Display of Heraldrie. From French rompu (although this is apparently first attested later in the specific heraldic use: 1676 or earlier, in chevron rompu), use as adjective of rompu, past participle of rompre to break.