Meaning of arrode in English:

arrode

Pronunciation /aˈrəʊd/ /əˈrəʊd/

verb

  • Now chiefly in medical contexts To act on destructively; especially to wear down or eat away at.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in John Banister (1532/3–?1610), surgeon. From classical Latin arrōdere from ar-, variant (before -r-) of ad- + rōdere to gnaw.