How to Pronounce rood?

Correct pronunciation for the word "rood" is [ɹˈuːd], [ɹˈuːd], [ɹ_ˈuː_d].

"Rood" in context

Rood is an earthy, rusty red-brown color found in paint, fabrics and other earthy materials. It has been used in many cultures throughout history to represent earthy elements. In the Middle Ages, rood was a popular color in illuminated manuscripts and religious art. The name "rood" is derived from the Old English word, rudu, meaning red. Rood is often associated with strength, passion and intense emotion.

Rood is associated with birth, rebirth and the cycle of life, since it is the first color of autumn leaves and autumn's arrival.

Usage over time for rood:

This graph shows how "rood" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

14 words made out of letters ROOD

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