how to pronounce roe


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The above transcription of roe is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

roe is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of roe in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… vultures Roe Aviation has had a lifelong …”

meanings of roe


  1. The ovaries of certain crustaceans.
  2. Initialism of rule(s) of engagement. — a/the rule(s) governing when to fire or return fire.
  3. Short for roe deer.
  4. The sperm of certain fish.
  5. Initialism of return on equity. — A measure of how well a company used reinvested earnings to generate additional earnings.
  6. The eggs of fish.
  7. A mottled appearance of light and shade in wood, especially in mahogany.


  1. Roe vs. Wade, the US Supreme Court case which legalized abortion.
  2. A river in Northern Ireland, County Londonderry.
  3. A surname.

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