or O·se·tian

[ o-see-shuh n ]
/ ɒˈsi ʃən /


Also Ossetic. of, relating to, or characteristic of Ossetia, a region in Caucasia, or the Ossets, the people living there.


an Osset.

Origin of Ossetian

1805–15; Osset(ia) or Osset + -ian
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Examples from the Web for ossetian

  • But his father had been of pure Ossetian blood, and now he was acknowledged Chief of a certain wild, and semi-Christian tribe.

    Dariel|R. D. Blackmore