r

1.
n. (also r) (pl. Rs or R's) the eighteenth letter of the alphabet.
Phrases and idioms:
the r months the months with r in their names (September to April) as the season for oysters.
2.
abbr. (also R.)
1 Regina (Elizabeth R).
2 Rex.
3 River.
4 (also
Usage:
) registered as a trademark.
5 (in names of societies etc.) Royal.
6 Chess rook.
7 Railway.
8 rand.
9 Regiment.
10 Reacuteaumur.
11 radius.
12 roentgen.

* * *

R
(ɑː(r))
the eighteenth letter of the modern and seventeenth of the ancient Roman alphabet, is derived through early Greek egrho1, egrho2 from the Phoenician

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.