Meaning of rouncival in English:

rouncival

(also rounsiful)

Pronunciation /ˈraʊnsɪvl/

noun

  • 1More fully "†rouncival pease", "rouncival pea". A large variety of garden or field pea. Also (in plural): peas of this variety. Now chiefly historical.

  • 2A large, boisterous, or masculine woman. Compare rouncy rare after 17th century.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas Tusser (c1524–1580), writer on agriculture and poet.