a combining form meaning “rose,” used in the formation of compound words: rhodolite.
Also especially before a vowel, rhod-.
Origin of rhodo-
< Greek, combining form of rhódon rose1
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before a vowel rhod-
rose or rose-colouredrhododendron; rhodolite
Word Origin for rhodo-
from Greek rhodon rose
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Rose; rosy; red:rhodopsin.
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