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Ossete

noun Os·sete \ˈä-ˌsēt\

Definition of OSSETE

:  a member of a people of the central Caucasus
Os·se·tian \ä-ˈsē-shən\ adjective or noun

Variants of OSSETE

Os·sete also Os·set \ˈä-sət, -ˌset\

Origin of OSSETE

Russian osetin, from Osetiya Ossetia, from Georgian Oseti, from osi Ossete
First Known Use: 1814

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