Meaning of rhodora

rho•do•ra

Pronunciation: (rō-dôr'u, -dōr'u, ru-), [key]
— n.
  1. a low North American shrub, Rhododendron canadense, of the heath family, having rose-colored flowers that appear before the leaves.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.