ru·​dera | \ ˈrüdərə \

Definition of rudera

archaic

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First Known Use of rudera

1600, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rudera

Latin, plural of rudus rubble, broken stone

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“Rudera.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rudera. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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