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Old NorseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Common Germanic *hroka-, *hrokaz (‘rook’), from Indo-European *kerk-, *krek-, *krok- (‘to crow, caw, croak’)

NounEdit

hrókr m

  1. rook (Corvus frugilegus)
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Etymology 2Edit

From French roc, from Latin roccus, Prelatin word, related with French roche

NounEdit

hrókr m

  1. (chess) rook, castle
DescendantsEdit