How to Pronounce roods?

Correct pronunciation for the word "roods" is [ɹˈuːdz], [ɹˈuːdz], [ɹ_ˈuː_d_z].

"Roods" in context

Roods are a type of wooden cross used in the Catholic Church during certain ceremonies. The term is derived from the Latin word "rota", which means "wheel". Roods are often ornately decorated with intricate carvings and symbols, offering a powerful visual reminder of the sacrifice of Jesus Christ. The size of the rood depends on its placement; the larger ones can be found in abbeys and churches. In smaller chapels, the rood may be represented by a crucifix or miniature cross.

Roods are especially prominent in processions or special service commemorations.

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