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Rose; rosy; red: rhodolite.
[Greek, from rhodon, rose.]
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rhodo-or before a vowel
rose or rose-coloured: rhododendron; rhodolite.
[from Greek rhodon rose]
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a combining form meaning “rose”: rhodolite.Also, esp. before a vowel,rhod-.
[< Greek, comb. form of rhódon rose1]
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