Meaning of ROCKET in English

ROCKET

n.

Pronunciation: ' rä-k ə t, rä- ' ket

Function: noun

Etymology: Middle French roquette, from Old Italian rochetta, diminutive of ruca arugula, from Latin eruca

Date: 1530

: any of several plants of the mustard family: as a : ARUGULA b : DAME'S ROCKET

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