Muscovite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

1535. From Latin Moscovita (resident of Moscow or Muscovy, Russian), also Muscovita, Moschovita, from Moscovia or Muscovia (Muscovy) + -ita.

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Noun[edit]

Muscovite (plural Muscovites)

  1. An inhabitant or native of Muscovy or Moscow.
  2. (archaic) A Russian.

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Adjective[edit]

Muscovite (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to Muscovy or Moscow, or the people of these places.
  2. Russian.

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