rudd

[ ruhd ]
/ rʌd /

noun

a European, freshwater fish, Scardinius erythrophthalmus, of the carp family.

Origin of rudd

1600–10; apparently special use of rud redness (now dial.), Middle English rude, Old English rudu; cf. red1, ruddy
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British Dictionary definitions for rudd (1 of 2)

rudd

/ (rʌd) /

noun

a European freshwater cyprinid fish, Scardinius erythrophthalmus, having a compressed dark greenish body and reddish ventral and tail fins

Word Origin for rudd

C17: probably from dialect rud red colour, from Old English rudu redness

British Dictionary definitions for rudd (2 of 2)

Rudd

/ (rʌd) /

noun

Kevin (Michael). born 1957, Australian politician: leader of the Labor Party (2006–10 and from 2013); Prime Minister (2007–2010 and from 2013)
Steele, pen name of Arthur Hoey Davis, 1868–1935, Australian author. His works include On Our Selection (1899), Our New Selection (1902), Back at Our Selection (1906) and Grandpa's Selection (1916) which featured the characters Dad and Dave
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