Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A mythical bird of prey having enormous size and strength.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A fabulous bird of prey of monstrous size, famous in Arabian mythology, and corresponding to the Persian simurg.
  • noun A Middle English form of rock.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A monstrous bird of Arabian mythology.

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  • noun An enormous mythical bird in Eastern legend.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun mythical bird of prey having enormous size and strength

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Arabic ruḫḫ.]

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From Spanish rocho, ruc, from Arabic رخّ (rukhkh), from Persian رخ (rukh).

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