Russ

1
[ ruhs ]
/ rʌs /
|

noun, plural Russ, Russ·es.

Archaic. the Russain language.

adjective

Russian.

Origin of Russ

1
< French russe, German Russe or Dutch rus, all ultimately < Old Russian Rusĭ the common East Slavic name for the East Slavic-speaking lands and peoples before c1500

Definition for russes (2 of 2)

Russ

2
[ roo s ]
/ rʊs /

noun

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Examples from the Web for russes

  • Il annonait du moins que les Russes avaient pris position et se disposaient, pour sauver leur capitale, livrer bataille.

    Contes Franais|Douglas Labaree Buffum
  • En passant devant une groupe des grenadiers Russes massacrs, le cheval d'un Aide-de-Camp avoit peur.

British Dictionary definitions for russes (1 of 2)

Russ

/ (rʌs) /

noun, adjective plural Russ or Russes

an archaic word for Russian

British Dictionary definitions for russes (2 of 2)

RUSS


abbreviation for

Russia (international car registration)
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