Cuisenaire rod

noun Cui·se·naire rod \ˌkwē-zə-ˈner-\

Definition of Cuisenaire rod

  1. :  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 and Etymology of cuisenaire rod

from Cuisenaire, a trademark

First Known Use: 1954

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