rhomb

[ rom, romb ]
/ rɒm, rɒmb /
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noun


Nearby words

  1. rhodopsin,
  2. rhodora,
  3. rhodos,
  4. rhoecus,
  5. rhoicissus,
  6. rhombencephalic isthmus,
  7. rhombencephalon,
  8. rhombic,
  9. rhombic aerial,
  10. rhombo-

Origin of rhomb

< Latin rhombus rhombus; compare French rhombe

rhombo-

a combining form representing rhombus in compound words: rhombencephalon.
Also especially before a vowel, rhomb-.

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British Dictionary definitions for rhomb

rhomb

/ (rɒm) /

noun

another name for rhombus
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Word Origin and History for rhomb

rhomb

n.

1570s, from Middle French rhombe, from Latin rhombus (see rhombus).

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Medicine definitions for rhomb

rhombo-

pref.

Rhombus:rhomboid.

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