[ roh ]
/ roʊ /
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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
Other definitions for rho (2 of 2)
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How to use rho in a sentence
RHO now has a roster of international clients and fifty employees.A Woman Blogger’s Scoop Helped Save Tunisia From Islamists|Thomas A. Bass|April 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Peace was agreed upon, and Demetrius retreated, giving up to the Rho´di-ans all the mighty war engines he had brought with him.The Story of the Greeks|H. A. Guerber
The original Greek included a variant form of "rho" which could not be duplicated.
For example, what business has the letter rho in the word katoptron, or the letter sigma in the word sphigx?
We can understand one another, although the letter rho accent is not equivalent to the letter s: why is this?
I think that Donaldson and Mone are unquestionably wrong in making the name of this river Rho-dan-us, from a word dan, water.The River-Names of Europe|Robert Ferguson
British Dictionary definitions for 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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