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Rhine a river of Central Europe. It flows from Switzerland through Germany and the Netherlands to the North Sea.
rhinoceros a large mammal with hooves and very thick skin. Rhinoceroses have one or two horns on their noses. They eat plants. Wild rhinoceroses live in Africa and southern Asia. Four of the five kinds of rhinoceroses are in danger of becoming extinct.
Rhode Island a state in the northeastern United States on the Atlantic Coast. Its capital is Providence. (abbreviation: RI)
rhododendron a shrub or small tree with flat evergreen leaves and clusters of bright pink, red, purple, white, or yellow flowers.
rhombus a flat, closed figure in which all four sides are equal in length, and both pairs of opposite sides are parallel.
rhubarb a plant with long green or reddish stalks, which are often cooked with sugar and eaten in pies and other desserts. The leaves of rhubarb are poisonous.
rhyme a word that ends with the same or almost the same sound as another word. [6 definitions]
rhyme or reason apparent sense or logic.
rhythm movement marked by the regular repetition of sounds. [2 definitions]
rhythmic having a rhythm; relating to rhythm; rhythmical.
rhythmical having to do with rhythm. [2 definitions]
RI an abbreviation for Rhode Island.
rib1 one of the set of bones that curve from the spine around the chest of a person or animal. [2 definitions]
ribbon a narrow strip or band of colorful material used to hold the hair or to tie up presents. [3 definitions]
rice a grass that is usually grown in warm, wet areas of the world such as parts of India, China, and Japan. [2 definitions]
rich having a great amount of money or valuable property. [6 definitions]
riches a large amount of money and property. [2 definitions]
Richmond the capital of Virginia.
rickety likely to fall over or fall apart; shaky. [2 definitions]
rid to clear or free from something that is not wanted (usually followed by "of").
riddle1 a puzzling, tricky, and often funny question asked as a game or as a test of one's thinking skills. [2 definitions]