a combining form meaning “rose,” used in the formation of compound words:
combining form
rose or rose-coloured: rhododendron, rhodolite

rhodo- or rhod-
Rose; rosy; red: rhodopsin.

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    [roh-duh-kroh-sahyt] /ˌroʊ dəˈkroʊ saɪt/ noun 1. a mineral, manganese carbonate, MnCO 3 , commonly containing some iron and calcium, and usually rose-red in color: a minor ore of manganese; manganese spar. rhodochrosite /ˌrəʊdəʊˈkrəʊsaɪt/ noun 1. a pink, red, grey, or brown mineral that consists of manganese carbonate in hexagonal crystalline form and occurs in ore […]

  • Rhododendron

    [roh-duh-den-druh n] /ˌroʊ dəˈdɛn drən/ noun 1. any evergreen or deciduous shrub or tree belonging to the genus Rhododendron, of the heath family, having rounded clusters of showy, pink, purple, or white flowers and oval or oblong leaves. rhododendron /ˌrəʊdəˈdɛndrən/ noun 1. any ericaceous shrub of the genus Rhododendron, native to S Asia but widely […]

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  • Rhodogenesis

    rhodogenesis rho·do·gen·e·sis (rō’də-jěn’ĭ-sĭs) n. The regeneration of rhodopsin by the combination of 11-cis-retinal and opsin, occurring in darkness.

  • Rhodolite

    noun 1. a rose or reddish-violet garnet, similar to pyrope, used as a gem. noun 1. a pale violet or red variety of garnet, used as a gemstone

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