[ roo-tid, roo t-id ]
/ ˈru tɪd, ˈrʊt ɪd /
firmly implanted (often used in combination): a deep-rooted belief.
Discover The Influence Of Portuguese On English Via This Quiz!
We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
Question 1 of 11
Which of the following bird names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Words nearby rooted
OTHER WORDS FROM rooted
root·ed·ly, adverbroot·ed·ness, nounmul·ti·root·ed, adjectiveun·der·root·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for rootedness
/ (ˈruːtɪd) /
deeply feltrooted objections
Australian slang tired or defeated
get rooted! Australian taboo, slang an exclamation of contemptuous anger or annoyance, esp against another person
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