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Ossetic

[ o-set-ik ]
/ ɒˈsɛt ɪk /
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adjective

Ossetian.

noun

the Indo-European, Iranian language of the Ossets.

Origin of Ossetic

First recorded in 1920–25; Osset + -ic
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Examples from the Web for ossetic

  • No man believed all this more than the present writer until the appearance of Rosen's sketch of the Irôn (Ossetic) grammar.

    The Natural History of the Varieties of Man|Robert Gordon Latham
  • Now this is what we shall find in America—large areas, like the Turk, in contact with small ones, like the Ossetic.

British Dictionary definitions for ossetic

Ossetic

Ossetian (ɒˈsiːʃən)

/ (ɒˈsɛtɪk) /

adjective

of or relating to Ossetia, its people, or their language

noun

the language of the Ossets, belonging to the East Iranian branch of the Indo-European family
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