a member of an Aryan people of Ossetia whose religion combines features of Islam and Christianity.
Also Os·sete [os-eet] /ˈɒs it/
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Historical Examples of osset
And I knew that this Osset Chief had been a hereditary foe to my father.
By marriage she is an Osset, and among the Ossets she holds sway, like a petty Queen almost.
The Osset warriors stooped their white head-dresses under this heavy bar, and disappeared in the gloom inside.
That was the Osset name for this poor Prince; and now having broken bounds, he proved the irony of his claim to it.
British Dictionary definitions for osset
a member of an Iranian people living in S Russia and N Georgia, chiefly in Ossetia in the Caucasus
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