rood altar

noun

Definition of rood altar 

: an altar placed against the outer side of a rood screen

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

First Known Use of rood altar

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about rood altar

Share rood altar

Dictionary Entries near rood altar

roo

Roocooyen

rood

rood altar

rood arch

rood beam

rood cloth

Statistics for rood altar

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for rood altar

The first known use of rood altar was in the 15th century

See more words from the same century

Comments on rood altar

What made you want to look up rood altar? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

full of whispering sounds

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Vocab Quiz

  • the-education-of-achilles-eugne-delacroix
  • Which is a synonym of discomfit?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!