Pronunciation: (rō'tu),[key] —n. 1. Chiefly Brit. a. a round or rotation of duties; a period of work or duty taken in rotation with others.
b. an agenda or circuit of sporting events, as a round of golf tournaments, played in different localities throughout the year.
2. a roster.
3. Official name, Sacred Roman Rota. the ecclesiastical tribunal in Rome, constituting the court of final appeal.