Roo meaning

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(UK dialectal) Rest; stillness.
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Short form of kangaroo.
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Abbreviation of kangaroo.
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Quintana Roo, a state of Mexico.
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Origin of roo

  • From Middle English roo, ro, from Old English , rōw (“quietness, quiet, rest”), from Proto-Germanic *rōwō (“quiet, rest”), from Proto-Indo-European *ere(w)-, *rē(w)- (“quiet”). Cognate with Scots ro, ruve (“peace, repose”), German Ruhe (“rest, peace, tranquility”), Danish and Swedish ro (“rest, peace, tranquility”), Icelandic (“tranquility, quietness”).

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  • A shortening of kangaroo.

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  • From kangaroo.

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