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roc

 (rŏk)
n.
A mythical bird of prey having enormous size and strength.

[Arabic ruḫḫ.]

roc

(rɒk)
n
(Non-European Myth & Legend) (in Arabian legend) a bird of enormous size and power
[C16: from Arabic rukhkh, from Persian rukh]

ROC

abbreviation for
(Military) Royal Observer Corps

roc

(rɒk)

n.
(in medieval Asian literature and lore, as The Arabian Nights' Entertainments) a predatory bird of great size and strength.
[1570–80; < Arabic rukhkh, probably < Persian rukh; compare rook2]
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Noun1.roc - mythical bird of prey having enormous size and strengthroc - mythical bird of prey having enormous size and strength
mythical creature, mythical monster - a monster renowned in folklore and myth