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rootle

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verb roo·tle \ˈrü-təl\

Definition of rootle

rootled

rootling

play \ˈrüt-liŋ, ˈrü-təl-iŋ\
  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  3root



Origin and Etymology of rootle

frequentative of 3root


First Known Use: 1809

Rhymes with rootle


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