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rainforest, canopies zone (noun): zone in rainforest that ranges from 60 to 125 Gorean feet above the jungle floor. This is the fantastic green cover which constitutes the main ceiling of the jungle. It is inhabited by an incredible number of birds, monkeys, reptiles, and insects. Book 13: Explorers of Gor, page 311


rainforest, ground zone (noun): the 'undergrowth' of the rainforest. Extending from the ground to the lower canopies, this ecological zone is home to species of birds, snakes and insects. Many small animals, such as the giani, jit monkeys and four toed leaf urts are found in this zone as well. On the floor itself are marsupials, tarsk, twenty kinds of single-horned tabuk, and jungle larls and panthers. Book 13: Explorers of Gor, page 311 


rainforest, emergent zone (noun): an ecological level of the rainforest 125 to 200 gorean feet above the jungle floor. In this highest level, the trees have thrust above the canopies below them. Mainly birds, particularly parrots, long-billed fleers, and needle-tailed lits inhabit this zone. Book 13: Explorers of Gor, page 311


ram-berries (noun): small reddish fruit not unlike tiny plums, save for the many small edible seeds. Book 7: Captive of Gor, pages 207and 305 


ram-ship (noun): war galley, having up to 3 banks of oars as well as masts and sails; named for the battering rams on the prow Book 6: Raiders of Gor, page 127 


rarius (noun; pl.rarii): warrior Book 7: Captive of Gor, page 266 


Raviri (noun): a minor tribe of the Tahari; they are a vassal tribe of the Aretai Book 10: Tribesmen of Gor, page 47 


ravishment lamp (noun): a small tharlarion- oil lamp found in the chamber of a master; its soft glow is sufficient to illuminate a slave girl during her sexual use. Book 16: Guardsman of Gor, page 203 


Red Hunters (noun): the men of the polar basin, of Indian heritage and similar physically, but culturally distinct from the Red Savages of the Barrens. Their babies are born with a blue spot at the base of their spine. They live as nomads, dependent on the migrations of tabuk, and the sea sleen. The Red Hunters refer to themselves as the Innuit, which, in their tongue means, 'The People'. They are few in number, and live in scattered, isolated, communities. Culturally, they tend to be gentle, kindly and friendly, even to strangers. . Book 12: Beasts of Gor, pages 36, 155-156, and 188-189 


Red Savages (noun): the peoples to inhabit the plains area (Barrens) of Gor. they are racially and culturally distinct from the Red Hunters of the north, being a more slender, longer-limbed people. They are nomadic, their culture being based on the kaiila and the gigantic herds of trident-horned kailiauk. They are further distinguished by cunning, ruthlessness and ferocity. They live to hunt and for internecine warfare, which seems to serve almost as a sport and religion. Their common hatred is for the white man, which takes precedence over all other conflicts. See: *Memory, the Book 17: Savages of Gor, page 35 


red-silk girl (noun): A slave girl who is not a virgin, or, as is said on Gor, her body has been 'opened by men'. Book 17: Savages of Gor, page 205 Book 18: Blood Brothers of Gor, page 472 Book 22: Dancer of Gor, pages 128 and 204 


reins, kaiila (noun): a light rein, plaited with 10 to 12 strips of dyed leather. Each strip is cut with knives to be thinner than a thread, but the combination is very strong and durable. Used by the Tribesmen of the Tahari. Book 10: Tribesmen of Gor, page 56 


rence (noun): a tufted reed-like plant that grows in the marshes; it has long thick roots about four inches thick which lies under the surface of the water with smaller roots that sink down to the mud with stems 15-16 feet long with a single floral spike used for making paper, which is exported all over Gor. Each part of the rence is used for something. Book 6: Raiders of Gor, page 7 


rence islands (noun): part of the Vosk Delta where the communities of rence growers dwell. They live on rence islands which are small, seldom more than 200 by 250 feet and about 8 to 9 feet thick with an exposed surface above the water of about 3 feet. They are formed entirely from interwoven stems of the rence plants and float in the marsh. To prevent unwanted movement, they are tethered by marsh vine to near-by strong rence roots. Book 6: Raiders of Gor, pages 13 and 14 


rence paper (noun): made from the fibers of the rence plant by rence growers, there are 8 grades, laboriously fashioned into sheets, which are attached to each other, into a roll, twenty sheets per roll. Rence paper is one of the papers used on Gor. Others are milled linen, vellum, and parchment. Book 4: Nomads of Gor page 49 Book 6: Raiders of Gor, page 7 


rence, pith of (noun): edible part of the rence plant, either raw or cooked. Rence pith and fish are the dietary staples of the rence growers. Also sometimes used for caulking. Book 6: Raiders of Gor, page 7 


rence, root of (noun): used to make wooden tools and utensils that can be carved from it also used for fuel. Book 6: Raiders of Gor, page 7 


rence, stem of (noun): used to make reed boats sails mats cords and a fibrous cloth Book 6: Raiders of Gor page 7 


rennel (noun): a crablike poisonous desert insect. Book 4: Nomads of Gor, page 27 


rep (noun): a whitish fibrous matter found in the seed pods of a small reddish woody bush used to make rep-cloth. Book 6: Raiders of Gor, page 10 


repcloth (noun): rough fabric woven from the fibers of the rep plant; analogous to cotton muslin? Book 7: Captive of Gor, page 294 


Revels, Master of (noun): a city's Master of Entertainment. Book 20 Players of Gor, page 10 


rim (adj): east directional division of a gorean map. Book 4: Nomads of Gor, page 3 (footnote) 


ring lock (noun): there are many varieties of these locks, one being the combination padlock with numbers of rotating disks which, when aligned properly, allow the lock to open. Book 13: Explorers of Gor, page 292 


river shark (noun): a narrow, black, vicious, carnivorous fish with a triangular dorsal fin, which inhabits the rivers of Gor 

rainforest, emergent zone (noun): an ecological level of the rainforest 125 to 200 gorean feet above the jungle floor. In this highest level, the trees have thrust above the canopies below them. Mainly birds, particularly parrots, long-billed fleers, and needle-tailed lits inhabit this zone. Book 13: Explorers of Gor, page 311


ram-berries (noun): small reddish fruit not unlike tiny plums, save for the many small edible seeds. Book 7: Captive of Gor, pages 207and 305 


ram-ship (noun): war galley, having up to 3 banks of oars as well as masts and sails; named for the battering rams on the prow Book 6: Raiders of Gor, page 127 


rarius (noun; pl.rarii): warrior Book 7: Captive of Gor, page 266 


Raviri (noun): a minor tribe of the Tahari; they are a vassal tribe of the Aretai Book 10: Tribesmen of Gor, page 47 


ravishment lamp (noun): a small tharlarion- oil lamp found in the chamber of a master; its soft glow is sufficient to illuminate a slave girl during her sexual use. Book 16: Guardsman of Gor, page 203 


Red Hunters (noun): the men of the polar basin, of Indian heritage and similar physically, but culturally distinct from the Red Savages of the Barrens. Their babies are born with a blue spot at the base of their spine. They live as nomads, dependent on the migrations of tabuk, and the sea sleen. The Red Hunters refer to themselves as the Innuit, which, in their tongue means, 'The People'. They are few in number, and live in scattered, isolated, communities. Culturally, they tend to be gentle, kindly and friendly, even to strangers. . Book 12: Beasts of Gor, pages 36, 155-156, and 188-189 


Red Savages (noun): the peoples to inhabit the plains area (Barrens) of Gor. they are racially and culturally distinct from the Red Hunters of the north, being a more slender, longer-limbed people. They are nomadic, their culture being based on the kaiila and the gigantic herds of trident-horned kailiauk. They are further distinguished by cunning, ruthlessness and ferocity. They live to hunt and for internecine warfare, which seems to serve almost as a sport and religion. Their common hatred is for the white man, which takes precedence over all other conflicts. See: *Memory, the Book 17: Savages of Gor, page 35 


red-silk girl (noun): A slave girl who is not a virgin, or, as is said on Gor, her body has been 'opened by men'. Book 17: Savages of Gor, page 205 Book 18: Blood Brothers of Gor, page 472 Book 22: Dancer of Gor, pages 128 and 204 


reins, kaiila (noun): a light rein, plaited with 10 to 12 strips of dyed leather. Each strip is cut with knives to be thinner than a thread, but the combination is very strong and durable. Used by the Tribesmen of the Tahari. Book 10: Tribesmen of Gor, page 56 


rence (noun): a tufted reed-like plant that grows in the marshes; it has long thick roots about four inches thick which lies under the surface of the water with smaller roots that sink down to the mud with stems 15-16 feet long with a single floral spike used for making paper, which is exported all over Gor. Each part of the rence is used for something. Book 6: Raiders of Gor, page 7 


rence islands (noun): part of the Vosk Delta where the communities of rence growers dwell. They live on rence islands which are small, seldom more than 200 by 250 feet and about 8 to 9 feet thick with an exposed surface above the water of about 3 feet. They are formed entirely from interwoven stems of the rence plants and float in the marsh. To prevent unwanted movement, they are tethered by marsh vine to near-by strong rence roots. Book 6: Raiders of Gor, pages 13 and 14 


rence paper (noun): made from the fibers of the rence plant by rence growers, there are 8 grades, laboriously fashioned into sheets, which are attached to each other, into a roll, twenty sheets per roll. Rence paper is one of the papers used on Gor. Others are milled linen, vellum, and parchment. Book 4: Nomads of Gor page 49 Book 6: Raiders of Gor, page 7 


rence, pith of (noun): edible part of the rence plant, either raw or cooked. Rence pith and fish are the dietary staples of the rence growers. Also sometimes used for caulking. Book 6: Raiders of Gor, page 7 


rence, root of (noun): used to make wooden tools and utensils that can be carved from it also used for fuel. Book 6: Raiders of Gor, page 7 


rence, stem of (noun): used to make reed boats sails mats cords and a fibrous cloth Book 6: Raiders of Gor page 7 


rennel (noun): a crablike poisonous desert insect. Book 4: Nomads of Gor, page 27 


rep (noun): a whitish fibrous matter found in the seed pods of a small reddish woody bush used to make rep-cloth. Book 6: Raiders of Gor, page 10 


repcloth (noun): rough fabric woven from the fibers of the rep plant; analogous to cotton muslin? Book 7: Captive of Gor, page 294 


Revels, Master of (noun): a city's Master of Entertainment. Book 20 Players of Gor, page 10 


rim (adj): east directional division of a gorean map. Book 4: Nomads of Gor, page 3 (footnote) 


ring lock (noun): there are many varieties of these locks, one being the combination padlock with numbers of rotating disks which, when aligned properly, allow the lock to open. Book 13: Explorers of Gor, page 292 


river shark (noun): a narrow, black, vicious, carnivorous fish with a triangular dorsal fin, which inhabits the rivers of Gor 


Robes of Concealment (noun): the mode of dress favored by free women in some of the larger city-states (i.e. Ar, Ko-ro-ba, Turia, etc.); it consists of one or more hooded robes of heavy brocade, or other opaque fabric, plus up to five face veils Book 1: Tarnsman of Gor, page 87 


ror (adj): northeast directional division of a gorean map. Book 4: Nomads of Gor, page 3 (footnote) 


round ship (noun): heavy cargo & passenger ships, having up to 3 banks of 10 oars to a side; not as swift or maneuverable as ram- ships, having a keel-to-beam ratio of 6:1; has 2 rudders, and 2 permanent, lateen-rigged masts; carries a crew of 20-25 free men, plus up to 200 oar-slaves Book 6: Raiders of Gor, page 127 Book 11: Slave Girl of Gor, page 322 

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