rufian

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian ruffiano, roffia (dirt), from hrŭf (eschar, crust). Cognate with Icelandic hrufla (to scratch), English ruffle.

Noun[edit]

rufian m (plural rufians)

  1. ruffian (scoundrel, rascal)

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