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English Picture Dictionary
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rabbit

A rabbit is a small, cute mammal with big ears.


raccoon

The raccoon is a mammal with mask-like markings on its face and a ringed tail.


racket

A racket is used to hit a ball or shuttlecock in sports like tennis and badminton.


radar

Radar is a device that uses reflected radio waves to located objects at a distance. Radar is short for "radio detection and ranging."


radio

A radio lets you hear broadcast music and talk shows.


radish

A radish is a sharp-tasting vegetable that grows underground.


radius

The radius is the distance from the center of a circle (or a sphere) to the edge.


railroad tracks

Trains run along railroad tracks.


rain

Rain is water that falls from clouds. Rain is measured using a rain gauge.

rainbow

A rainbow appears when sunlight passes through bits of water in the air. The white light is broken up into many colors.


rainbow lorikeet

A small, colorful, brush-tongued parrot from Australia.


raincoat

A raincoat keeps you dry when it rains.

rain forest

A rain forest is a wet tropical environment teeming with plants and animals.


rainstick

A rainstick is a ceremonial musical instrument used to invoke the rain spirits. In Chile, rainsticks are traditionally made from dead cactus tubes with hundreds of cactus spines hammered into the tube. Tiny lava pebbles cascade gently through the tube, sounding much like rain.


raisin

Raisins are dried grapes.


rake

A rake is a garden tool that helps gather grass and leaves.


raspberry

Raspberries are a type of edible berry that grows on a prickly vine.


rat

A rat is a rodent with a long tail and a pointed snout.
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ratio

A ratio is the relationship between two numbers.


rattle

A rattle makes noise when you shake it.


rattlesnake

Rattlesnakes are poisonous snakes that have a rattle at the end of their tail.


ray

A ray is a flat fish that is related to the sharks. Many have a long tail that stings.
newspaper

read

People read newspapers, books, magazines, the internet, and other things.


recipe

A recipe is a set of instructions for making a type of food.


recorder

A recorder is a small wind instrument.

rectangle

A rectangle is a four-sided figure whose sides are at right angles to each other.


recycle

When items are recycled, they are re-used. For example, used paper can be recycled into new paper.


red

Red is the first color in the rainbow.

red-eyed tree frog

The red-eyed tree frog is a rain forest frog with bright red eyes.


red panda

Red Pandas are bear-like mammals from mountains in Asia.


red wolf

Red wolves are endangered meat-eaters from the eastern USA.


redwood

The redwood is the tallest tree, growing up to 360 feet tall.
coral reef

reef

Reefs are warm, clear, shallow ocean habitats that are rich in life.


refrigerator

A refrigerator is a machine that keeps food cold.


reindeer

Reindeer live in the far north.


remainder

The remainder is the fractional part of the answer in long division. The dividend divided by the divisor is the quotient plus the remainder.

remote control

A remote control lets you operate a machine from far away.


reptile

Reptiles are a group of scaly, egg-laying animals. Lizards, snakes, turtles and dinosaurs are reptiles.

Revere, Paul

Paul Revere was a silversmith who warned American partiots that the British were coming as the American Revolution began.


rhea

The rhea is a large, flightless bird from South America.


rhinoceros

A rhinoceros is a huge animal that has one or two horn-like spikes on its head. This mammal is also called a rhino.


Rhode Island

Rhode Island is a state in the eastern United States of America. Its capital is Providence.


rhombus

A rhombus is a parallelogram with equal-length sides.


rhyme

Words that rhyme have endings that sound the same, like cat and hat, or kite and light.


ribbon

You can tie a bow in a ribbon to decorate something.


rice

Rice is a food. It is a grain that grows in warm, wet soil. Rice is an important food in much of Asia.

ride

When you take a ride, you travel on something else, like a bicycle, a horse, or other means of transportation.
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riddle

A riddle is a question that is a puzzle or a joke.


right

Right is the opposite of left.


right angle

A right angle looks like the corner of a square; it extends ninety degrees.

right triangle

A right triangle has one angle that is a right angle (extending 90 degrees).


right whale

Right whales are baleen whales with a huge head and an arched mouth. They were almost hunted to extinction.


ring

A ring is a piece of jewelry that goes on your finger.


river

A river is a large, flowing body of water that usually empties into a sea or ocean.


river otter

River otters are aquatic mammals from North America that have a streamlined shape.


roach

A roach is a type of insect. It has six legs and white blood.


road

A road is a wide path made for travelling.


roadrunner

The roadrunner is a bird is a fast running bird that rarely flies.


robin

The robin is a common bird with red-colored feathers on its breast.


robot

A robot is a mechanical worker.


rock

A rock is a hard mineral, also called a stone. The Earth's crust is made of rock.


rocket

A rocket is a machine that propels itself into space.


rockhopper penguin

The rockhopper penguin is a small, aggressive, crested bird that cannot fly.


rocking horse

Children can rock on a rocking horse.


rodent

Rodents are mammals whose two front teeth continue to grow throughout their lives. Rats, mice, beavers, squirrels, hamsters, and gerbils are rodents.


roll

A roll is a small piece of baked dough.


roll

Many items, like paper towels, come on a roll.


roller skate

When you wear roller skates, you can roll along the ground.


rolling pin

A rolling pin is used to roll out dough.


Roman numerals

Thousands of years ago, in ancient Rome, the Romans used a system of numbers that we call Roman numerals. In this system, I=1. V=5, X=10, L=50, C=100, D=500, and M=1,000.


roof

The roof is the top covering of a building.


room

A room is a part of a building that is separated off by walls.


rooster

A rooster is a male chicken.


roots

The roots are the parts of a plant that gets water and other nutrients from the soil. Roots also store energy and provide support for the plant. Most roots grow underground.


rope

A rope is useful for tying things together or playing jump rope.


rose

The rose is a beautiful flower with a sweet scent.
Rottweiler

Rottweiler

The Rottweiler is a powerful, muscular, determined dog that was originally bred in Germany to guard and herd cattle.


round

Round things are curved. A circle is round.


rowboat

A rowboat is a small boat that is propelled by oars that a person moves.


rubber band

A rubber band is a very stretchy circular ribbon of rubber. Rubber bands are often used to hold things together.


ruby

A ruby is a hard, shiny, red jewel.


rug

A rug is a floor covering made of woven yarn or thick fabric.


ruler

A ruler is a straight piece of material that is used for measuring distances or drawing straight lines.


run

Running is faster than walking.

Russia

Russia is the biggest country in the world; it is in both Europe and Asia. Russia's capital is Moscow.


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