An abbreviation [cap. or lowercase] of Roman(noun)
Of Romance (languages).(noun)
The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)
Use "rom" in a sentence
"Why do you think this scene has become such a cliché in rom-com?"
"Also notice that the new trend in rom-coms is to introduce each scene with a different popular song."
"The Eagle Valley Humane Society has been gracious enough to provide a free spay/neuter program for those who are in financial need but now, they are getting a moderate increase in the number of phone calls rom pet owners who simply cannot pay for their emergency pet care."