Origin of Royas if from Old French roy (Fr roi), a king, but probably from Gaelic rhu, red
- (obsolete) A king.
(comparative more roy, superlative most roy)
- (obsolete) royal
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
- A male given name.
- A city in Utah.
Anglicized spelling of a Scottish nickname from Scottish Gaelic ruadh (“red"). By folk etymology associated with Middle French roy (“king").