Share this entry

Share this page


Line breaks: rho|dora
Pronunciation: /rə(ʊ)ˈdɔːrə

Definition of rhodora in English:


A pink-flowered North American shrub of the heather family.
  • Rhododendron canadense, family Ericaceae


late 18th century: modern Latin (former genus name), based on Greek rhodon 'rose'.

Definition of rhodora in:

Share this entry

Share this page


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day glen
Pronunciation: ɡlen
a narrow valley