one of a South African breed of medium-sized muscular hunting dogs having a short, glossy, red or tan coat, with a characteristic ridge of hair along the spine consisting of parallel crowns of hair growing in the opposite direction of the rest of the coat, originally developed for hunting lions but now used primarily as a guard dog.
a large short-haired breed of dog characterized by a ridge of hair growing along the back in the opposite direction to the rest of the coat. It was originally a hunting dog from South Africa
- Rhodesian trypanosomiasis
Rhodesian trypanosomiasis Rho·de·sian trypanosomiasis (rō-dē’zhən) n. An acute type of African trypanosomiasis that progresses rapidly and is caused by Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense, transmitted by tsetse flies. Also called acute African sleeping sickness, acute trypanosomiasis.
adjective 1. relating to or resembling Rhodesian man
noun 1. one of a number of scholarships at Oxford University, established by the will of Cecil Rhodes, for selected students (Rhodes scholars) from the British Commonwealth and the United States. Rhodes scholarship noun 1. one of 72 scholarships founded by Cecil Rhodes, awarded annually on merit to Commonwealth and US students to study for […]
adjective 1. of or relating to the island Rhodes. noun 2. a native or inhabitant of Rhodes. adjective 1. of or relating to the island of Rhodes noun 2. a native or inhabitant of Rhodes