rother

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Old English hrīþer.

Noun[edit]

rother (plural rothers)

  1. a horned animal, especially an ox

Etymology 2[edit]

Old English. See rudder.

Noun[edit]

rother (plural rothers)

  1. A rudder.
Derived terms[edit]
  • rother nail: a nail with a very full head, used for fastening the rudder irons of ships; so called by shipwrights.

German[edit]

Adjective[edit]

rother

  1. inflected form of roth