ORIGINS AND MEANINGS OF THE NAME "RORY"
RORY: Anglicized (Irish, in this case) form of RUAIDHRÍ (or RUAIRÍ/RUARAIDH/ RUARIDH, which are originally from the Norwegian). The name originates with 'Ruaidri mac Tairrdelbach Ua Conchobair' or 'Rory O'Connor, a king of Connacht' and the last High King of Ireland who died in 1198. It is a common name in Irish and Scottish cultures.
Ruaidhri means "red king" from the Irish ruadh, "red" combined with rí, "king."
RORAL: (Ro"ral) a. L. ros, roris, dew.
Of or pertaining to dew; consisting of dew; dewy. Rare
RORATION: (Ro*ra"tion) n. L. roratio, fr. rorare to drop dew, fr. ros dew.
A falling of dew. Rare
RORIC: (Ro"ric) a. L. ros, roris, dew.
Of or pertaining to dew; resembling dew; dewy.
RORIC FIGURES (Physics), Figures which appear upon a polished surface, as glass, when objects which have been near to, or in contact with, the surface are removed and the surface breathed upon — also called Moser's images.
RORID: (Ro"rid) a. L. roridus, fr. ros, roris, dew.
Dewy; bedewed. Rare
RORIFEROUS: (Ro*rif"er*ous) a. L. rorifer; ros, roris, dew + ferre to bear: cf. F. rorifère.
Generating or producing dew. Rare
RORIFLUENT: (Ro*rif"lu*ent) a. L. ros, roris, dew + fluens, p. pr. of fluere to flow.
Flowing with dew. Rare - from L. roris, dew + fluere, to flow
RORIS (Ro"ris): Of water, dewdrops, moisture or teardrops.
RORULENT: (Ro"ru*lent) a. L. rorulentus, from ros, roris, dew.
1. Full of dew or abounding in dew. Rare
; 2. (Zoöl.) Having the surface appearing as if dusty, or covered with fine dew.
RORY: (Ro"ry) a. L. ros, roris, dew.
. “…and shook his wings with rory May-dew wet.”