Definition of rötheln in English:

rötheln

(also rotheln)

noun

historical, rareMedicine
  • The disease rubella (also called German measles).

Origin

Mid 19th century. From German †Rötheln, plural noun from rot, †roth + -el, suffix forming diminutives + -n, plural ending.

Pronunciation

rötheln

/ˈrəːt(ə)ln/