noun ro·ker \ˈrōkə(r)\

Definition of roker



  1. 1 :  any of various rays; especially :  thornback ray

  2. 2 dialectal, England :  rockling

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Origin and Etymology of roker

probably from Danish rokke, from Middle Low German roche, ruche; akin to Old English reohhe ray and probably to Old English rūh rough — more at rough

First Known Use: 1863

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to cast off or become cast off

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