how to pronounce rood


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rood is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… dream of the Rood so you see it's you …”

meanings of rood


  1. A crucifix, cross, especially in a church.
  2. A measure of land area, equal to a quarter of an acre.
  3. A measure of five and a half yards in length.


  1. A surname​.

rood frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word rood occurs in english on average 0 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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