Rudolph

Rudolph

[roo-dolf]
noun
1.
Paul (Marvin) 1918–97, U.S. architect.
2.
Wilma (Glodean) [gloh-dee-uhn] , 1940–1994, U.S. track and field athlete.
3.
a male given name, form of Rolf.
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Rudolf or Rudolph2 (ˈruːdɒlf)
 
n
1858--89, archduke of Austria, son of emperor Franz Joseph: he and his mistress committed suicide at the royal hunting lodge in Mayerling
 
Rudolph or Rudolph2
 
n

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Rudolph
masc. proper name, from Ger. Rudolf, from O.H.G. Hrodulf, lit. "fame-wolf," from hruod- "fame, glory" + wolf.
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