rudd

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noun \ˈrəd, ˈru̇d\

Definition of rudd

  1. :  a freshwater Eurasian cyprinid fish (Scardinius erythrophthalmus) resembling the golden shiner

Origin and Etymology of rudd

probably from rud redness, red ocher, from Middle English rude, from Old English rudu — more at ruddy


First Known Use: 1526


Rudd

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biographical name \ˈrəd\

Definition of Rudd

  1. Kevin Michael 1957–     prime minister of Australia (2007–10; 2013)


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