Definition of Rhaeto-Roman in US English:

Rhaeto-Roman

(also Rheto-Roman)

adjective

  • 1Rhaeto-Romance.

  • 2Of or relating to the speakers of Rhaeto-Romance languages, or the region they inhabit.

noun

  • 1Rhaeto-Romance.

  • 2A person who speaks a Rhaeto-Romance language.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Methodist Review. From classical Latin Rhaetus Rhaetian + -o- + Roman, probably after French rhéto-roman, adjective and noun, itself after German Rhäto-Romanisch.

Pronunciation

Rhaeto-Roman

/ˌriːtəʊˈrə(ʊ)mən/