rho

[ roh ]
/ roʊ /

noun, plural rhos.

the 17th letter of the Greek alphabet (P, ρ).
the consonant sound represented by this letter.

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Origin of rho

1350–1400; Middle English <Greek rhô

Definition for rho (2 of 2)

Rho.

or Rhod


Rhodesia.
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British Dictionary definitions for rho

rho
/ (rəʊ) /

noun plural rhos

the 17th letter in the Greek alphabet (Ρ, ρ), a consonant transliterated as r or rh
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Medical definitions for rho (1 of 2)

rho

n.

The 17th letter of the Greek alphabet.

Medical definitions for rho (2 of 2)

ρ

The Greek letter rho. Entries beginning with this character are alphabetized under rho.
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