a combining form of Russia or Russian: Russophobe. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for russo-


combining form

Russia or RussianRusso-Japanese
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Word Origin and History for russo-


word-forming element meaning "pertaining to Russia, Russians, or the Russian language," from comb. form of Medieval Latin Russi (plural) "the Russians" (see Russia).

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