Dictionary

Cuisenaire rod

noun Cui·se·naire rod \ˌkwē-zə-ˈner-\

Definition of CUISENAIRE ROD

:  any of a set of colored rods usually of 1 centimeter cross section and of 10 lengths from 1 to 10 centimeters that are used for teaching number concepts and the basic operations of arithmetic

Origin of CUISENAIRE ROD

from Cuisenaire, a trademark
First Known Use: 1954

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: cuisinePrevious Word in the Dictionary: cuir ciseléAll Words Near: Cuisenaire rod
July 02, 2015
apprehension Hear it
comprehension or the fear of future evil
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears