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Yes. The word rood is a Scrabble US word. The word rood is worth 5 points in Scrabble:

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Yes. The word rood is a Scrabble UK word and has 5 points:

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Valid words made from Rood

You can make 14 words from 'rood' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

4 letters words from 'rood'

DOOR 5ODOR 5
ORDO 5ROOD 5

3 letters words from 'rood'

DOO 4DOR 4
OOR 3ORD 4
ROD 4ROO 3

2 letters words from 'rood'

DO 3OD 3
OO 2OR 2

All 4 letters words made out of rood

rood orod rood orod oord oord rodo ordo rdoo droo odro doro rodo ordo rdoo droo odro doro oodr oodr odor door odor door

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word rood. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in rood.

Definitions and meaning of rood

rood

Etymology

From Middle English rode, rood (cross), from Old English rōd (cross), from Proto-Germanic *rōdō, *rōdǭ (rod, pole), from Proto-Indo-European *rōt-, *reh₁t- (bar, beam, stem).

Cognate with German Rute (rod, cane, pole), Norwegian roda (rod). Largely displaced by cross. More at rod.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɹuːd/
  • Rhymes: -uːd

Noun

rood (plural roods)

  1. (archaic) A crucifix, cross, especially in a church.
  2. A measure of land area, equal to a quarter of an acre.
    • 1855, Robert Browning, “Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came”, XXV:
      Next a marsh, it would seem, and now mere earth / Desperate and done with; (so a fool finds mirth, / Makes a thing and then mars it, till his mood / Changes and off he goes!) within a rood— / Bog, clay and rubble, sand and stark black dearth.
    • 1938, Xavier Herbert, Capricornia, Chapter V, p. 58, [2]
      [] a bumptious fool whose god was property, not property in vast estates such as a true man might worship, but in paltry roods.
  3. (Chester, historical) An area of sixty-four square yards.
  4. (UK, dialect, obsolete) A measure of five and a half yards in length.
    • c 1667, John Milton, s:Paradise Lost (1667), Book I.
      Thus Satan...his other parts besides Prone on the flood, extended long and large, Lay floating many a rood...

Synonyms

  • (quarter of an acre): farthingdale, day's work, daywork, farthing, ferling, farthingdeal, farthingdole, farundel, yard, rod, (Scottish) Scottish rood, (Israeli) dunam

Hypernyms

  • (quarter of an acre): See acre

Hyponyms

  • (quarter of an acre): lug, perch, (now chiefly Scottish) fall (all 140 rood)

Derived terms

Translations

References

Anagrams

  • door, odor, ordo

Dutch

Etymology

From Middle Dutch rôot, from Old Dutch rōt, from Proto-West Germanic *raud, from Proto-Germanic *raudaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁rowdʰós, from the root *h₁rewdʰ-.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /roːt/
  • Hyphenation: rood
  • Rhymes: -oːt

Adjective

rood (comparative roder, superlative roodst)

  1. red
    Veel dakpannen zijn rood - A lot of roof tiles are red
  2. (politics) left, socialist, labor

Inflection

Derived terms

Descendants

  • Afrikaans: rooi
  • Jersey Dutch: rôi
  • Negerhollands: rooi, ro, roo, rood
  • Skepi Creole Dutch: aro

See also

Anagrams

  • door, oord

Saterland Frisian

Etymology

From Old Frisian rād, from Proto-West Germanic *raud. Cognates include West Frisian read and German Rot.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /roːd/
  • Hyphenation: rood
  • Rhymes: -oːd

Adjective

rood (inflected rode, comparative roder, superlative roodst)

  1. red

Derived terms

References

  • Marron C. Fort (2015), “rood”, in Saterfriesisches Wörterbuch mit einer phonologischen und grammatischen Übersicht, Buske, →ISBN

Volapük

Noun

rood (nominative plural roods)

  1. category

Declension


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  • (short for) kangaroo.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)