[ wawl-doh, wol- ]
/ ˈwɔl doʊ, ˈwɒl- /


Pierre or Peter,died c1217, French merchant and religious reformer, declared a heretic: founder of the Waldenses.


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British Dictionary definitions for waldo

/ (ˈwɔːldəʊ) /

noun plural -dos or -does

a gadget for manipulating objects by remote control

Word Origin for waldo

C20: named after Waldo F. Jones, inventor in a science-fiction story by Robert Heinlein
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