Definition of Rhodoid in English:

Rhodoid

noun

  • An incombustible thermoplastic derived from cellulose acetate. [A trademark in the United Kingdom.]

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Trade Marks Journal. From French rhodoïd from rhod- + -oïd (perhaps after celluloïd); the name reflects the introduction of the product by the French chemical and pharmaceutical company Rhône-Poulenc.

Pronunciation

Rhodoid

/ˈrəʊdɔɪd/