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r-r-r-r-r-r-r.
n.  the growl of a tiger, as described in Wishes, Lies, and Dreams: Teaching Children to Write Poetry by Kenneth Koch.


rglx.
n.  in the Tashlhiyt dialect of Berber, this means “I locked.”


rgr.
n.  a grumbling or growling sound.

<Rgr, I’m sooo tired.  —Karawynn Long, Diary.>

rgsdrdgrg.
n.  the title of a visual poem by Mike Cannell.


rhhh.
n.  a noncommittal answer, as spoken with congested sinuses.

<“I love whales.  They’re the most majestic of the creatures, don’t you think?”  “Rhhh.”  —Christopher Buckley, Thank You for Smoking.>

rmb.
1.  n.  the rumble of a whirlpool in a lake that has inexplicably absorbed six hurricanes, as in the graphic novel Uzumaki 3 by Junji Ito.


2.  n.  the sound of roofing tiles tumbling down during a hurricane, as in the graphic novel Uzumaki 2 by Junji Ito.


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