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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British Dictionary definitions for rhodo-


before a vowel rhod-

combining form

rose or rose-colouredrhododendron; rhodolite

Word Origin for rhodo-

from Greek rhodon rose
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Medicine definitions for rhodo-



Rose; rosy; red:rhodopsin.
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