any of numerous varieties of wine produced in the Rhone River valley, between Lyons and the Mediterranean.
[roh-pal-id, roh-puh-lid] /roʊˈpæl ɪd, ˈroʊ pə lɪd/ noun 1. any of various hemipterous insects of the family Rhopalidae that feed chiefly on grasses and occasionally on certain trees, as the box elder.
noun 1. bedrock immediately underlying layers of soil.
noun 1. Historical Linguistics. a change of a speech sound, especially (s), to (r), as in the change from Old Latin lases to Latin lares. 2. excessive use of the sound (r), its misarticulation, or the substitution of another sound for it. noun (phonetics) 1. excessive use or idiosyncratic pronunciation of r
verb (used with object), rhotacized, rhotacizing. 1. to change (a sound) to an (r); subject to rhotacism. 2. to pronounce (a vowel) with r-color. verb (used without object), rhotacized, rhotacizing. 3. to undergo rhotacism.