rote

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1rote

noun \ˈrōt\

Definition of ROTE

:  3crowd 1

Origin of ROTE

Middle English, from Anglo-French, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German hruozza crowd
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Music Terms

cacophony, chorister, concerto, counterpoint, madrigal, obbligato, presto, presto, refrain, riff, segue

2rote

noun

Definition of ROTE

1
:  the use of memory usually with little intelligence <learn by rote>
2
:  mechanical or unthinking routine or repetition <a joyless sense of order, rote, and commercial hustle — L. L. King>

Origin of ROTE

Middle English
First Known Use: 14th century

3rote

adjective

Definition of ROTE

1
:  learned or memorized by rote
2
:  mechanical 3a

First Known Use of ROTE

1641

Other Education Terms

baccalaureate, colloquium, corequisite, dissertation, monograph, pedant, practicum, survey course, thesis

4rote

noun

Definition of ROTE

:  the noise of surf on the shore

Origin of ROTE

perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse rauta to roar — more at rout
First Known Use: 1610

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