roussette

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French, in allusion to the color. See russet.

Noun[edit]

roussette (plural roussettes)

  1. A fruit bat, especially the large species (Pieropus vulgaris) inhabiting the islands of the Indian Ocean.
  2. Any small shark of the genus Scyllium; the dogfish.

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


French[edit]

Noun[edit]

roussette f (plural roussettes)

  1. flying fox (mammal)

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