roc

[ rok ]
/ rɒk /
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noun Arabian Mythology.

a bird of enormous size and strength.

Origin of roc

1570–80; < Arabic rukhkh, probably < Persian rukh; see rook2
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roc

/ (rɒk) /

noun

(in Arabian legend) a bird of enormous size and power

Word Origin for roc

C16: from Arabic rukhkh, from Persian rukh

British Dictionary definitions for roc (2 of 2)

ROC

abbreviation for

Royal Observer Corps

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