Russ

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See also: russ, Russ., and Ruß

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Diminutive of Russell.

Proper noun[edit]

Russ

  1. A diminutive of the male given name Russell.

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Russe etc., from Old East Slavic Русь (Rusĭ). Compare more recent Rus.

Adjective[edit]

Russ (comparative more Russ, superlative most Russ)

  1. (dated) Of or relating to the Russians.

Noun[edit]

Russ (plural Russ or Russes)

  1. (dated, rare, poetic) A Russian.

Proper noun[edit]

Russ

  1. (dated) The Russian language.

Anagrams[edit]

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.