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3 letters words from 'roc'

COR 5ORC 5
ROC 5 

2 letters words from 'roc'

OR 2 

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Definitions and meaning of roc

roc

Pronunciation

  • enPR: rŏk, IPA(key): /ɹɒk/
  • Rhymes: -ɒk
  • Homophones: rock, rawk

Etymology 1

Spanish rocho, ruc, from Arabic رُخّ(ruḵḵ), from Persian رخ(rox).

Alternative forms

  • roche
  • rok
  • ruc
  • rukh

Noun

roc (plural rocs)

  1. An enormous mythical bird in Eastern legend.
    • The Arabian Nights Entertainment. Tale 4. Sinbad. The Second Voyage.
      "By this time the sun was about to set, and all of a sudden the sky became as dark as if it had been covered with a thick cloud. I was much astonished at this sudden darkness, but much more when I found it occasioned by a bird of a monstrous size, that came flying toward me. I remembered that I had often heard mariners speak of a miraculous bird called Roc, and conceived that the great dome which I so much admired must be its egg. In short, the bird alighted, and sat over the egg. As I perceived her coming, I crept to the egg, so that I had before me one of the legs of the bird, which was as big as the trunk of a tree. I tied myself strongly to it with my turban, in hopes that the roc next morning would carry me with her out of this desert island. After having passed the night in this condition, the bird flew away as soon as it was daylight, and carried me so high, that I could not discern the earth;
Synonyms
  • peng (Chinese contexts)
Translations

Etymology 2

Noun

roc

  1. (medicine, colloquial) Rocuronium.

Anagrams

  • COR, CRO, CoR, Cor., OCR, ORC, cor, cor-, orc

Catalan

Etymology

From roca.

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈrɔk/

Noun

roc m (plural rocs)

  1. rock, stone

See also

  • pedra

Further reading

  • “roc” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʁɔk/

Etymology 1

Variant of roche.

Noun

roc m (plural rocs)

  1. rock

Related terms

  • roche
  • rocher

Etymology 2

Old French roc, ultimately from Persian رخ(rox), from Middle Persian lhw' (rox, rook, castle (chess)), possibly from Sanskrit रथ (ratha, chariot).

Noun

roc m (plural rocs)

  1. (dated, chess) rook
Synonyms
  • tour

Related terms

  • roquer
  • rocade

Further reading

  • “roc” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Anagrams

  • cor

Interlingua

Noun

roc (plural roches)

  1. rook (chess piece)

Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɾˠɔk/

Etymology 1

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Noun

roc m (genitive singular roic, nominative plural roic)

  1. ray (fish)
Declension
Derived terms

Etymology 2

From Old Irish roc (wrinkle).

Noun

roc m (genitive singular roic, nominative plural roic)

  1. wrinkle, ruck, crease, pucker
Declension

Verb

roc (present analytic rocann, future analytic rocfaidh, verbal noun rocadh, past participle roctha) (transitive, intransitive)

  1. wrinkle, crease, pucker
  2. corrugate
  3. kink
  4. crimp
Conjugation
Derived terms
  • rocach

References

  • "roc" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.

Latvian

Verb

roc

  1. 2nd person singular present indicative form of rakt
  2. 2nd person singular imperative form of rakt

Middle French

Etymology

From Old French roc

Noun

roc m (plural rocs)

  1. (chess) rook

References

  • Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (roc)

Old French

Etymology

Borrowed from Arabic رُخّ(ruḵḵ), from Persian رخ(rukh).

Noun

roc m (oblique plural ros, nominative singular ros, nominative plural roc)

  1. (chess) rook

References

  • Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (roc)

Old Khmer

Verb

roc

  1. Latin script form of រោច៑ (to withdraw)

Noun

roc

  1. Latin script form of រោច៑ (fortnight following full moon)

Old Saxon

Noun

roc m

  1. Alternative spelling of rok

Source: wiktionary.org
  • ROBUSTNESS, the state of being robust.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)