how to pronounce rheum


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rheum is pronounced in one syllable

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meanings of rheum


  1. Tears.
  2. Illness or disease thought to be caused by such secretions; a catarrh, a cold; rheumatism.
  3. Watery or thin discharge of serum or mucus, especially from the eyes or nose, formerly thought to cause disease.

rheum frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word rheum occurs in english on average 0.1 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.

topics rheum can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that rheum can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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