5 letter word starting with roa

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
roach noun A cockroach., A European fresh-water fish of the Carp family (Leuciscus rutilus). It is silver-white, with a greenish back., An American chub (Semotilus bullaris); the fallfish., The redfin, or shiner., A convex curve or arch cut in the edge of a sail to prevent chafing, or to secure a better fit., To cause to arch., To cut off, as a horse’s mane, so that the part left shall stand upright.
roast verb t. To cook by exposure to radiant heat before a fire; as, to roast meat on a spit, or in an oven open toward the fire and having reflecting surfaces within; also, to cook in a close oven., To cook by surrounding with hot embers, ashes, sand, etc.; as, to roast a potato in ashes., To dry and parch by exposure to heat; as, to roast coffee; to roast chestnuts, or peanuts., Hence, to heat to excess; to heat violently; to burn., To dissipate by heat the volatile parts of, as ores., To banter severely., To cook meat, fish, etc., by heat, as before the fire or in an oven., To undergo the process of being roasted., That which is roasted; a piece of meat which has been roasted, or is suitable for being roasted., Roasted; as, roast beef.