Roundels (disks) are sometimes blazoned by names that imply their color.

Tincture       Color       Name       Represents
Argent       White/Silver       Plate       a silver coin
Azure       Blue       Hurt       a hurtleberry or a bruise
Gules       Red       Torteau       a cake, tart or loaf of bread
Or       Yellow/Gold       Bezant       a gold coin
Purpure       Purple       Golpe       a wound or a grape
Sable       Black       Pellet/Ogress       a cannon shot
Vert       Green       Pomme       an apple or an olive
Wavy bands of
Argent & Azure
      White & Blue       Fountain       a body of water

What some roundels represent has varied over time.

A picture of tinctured roundels can be found here
(created by Gotfrid von Schwaben).

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