ross

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See also: Ross and Roß

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

ross (uncountable)

  1. (US, dialect) The rough, scaly surface on the bark of trees.

Verb[edit]

ross (third-person singular simple present rosses, present participle rossing, simple past and past participle rossed)

  1. (US, dialect, transitive) To divest of the ross, or rough, scaly surface.
    to ross bark

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

ross (plural rosses)

  1. (Britain, dialect) A swamp.

Anagrams[edit]


Cimbrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German ros, from Old High German ros, hros, from Proto-West Germanic *hross, from Proto-Germanic *hrussą (horse). Cognate with German Ross, English horse.

Noun[edit]

ross n (diminutive rössle)

  1. (Luserna) horse

References[edit]

  • “ross” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle isole linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

Faroese[edit]

føroyskt ross - Faroese horse

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hross, from Proto-Germanic *hursaz, from Proto-Indo-European *kers- (run).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ross n (genitive singular ross, plural ross)

  1. horse (Equus caballus)

Declension[edit]

n11 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ross rossið ross rossini
Accusative ross rossið ross rossini
Dative rossi rossinum rossum rossunum
Genitive ross rossins rossa rossanna

Hyponyms[edit]


Lombard[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Akin to Italian rosso, from Latin russus.

Adjective[edit]

ross

  1. red

Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic رُزّ(ruzz).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ross m

  1. rice