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1russet

noun rus·set \ˈrə-sət\

: a reddish-brown color

Full Definition of RUSSET

1
:  coarse homespun usually reddish-brown cloth
2
:  a reddish brown
3
:  any of various apples having rough russet-colored skins
4
:  a usually large elongated potato especially suited for baking

Origin of RUSSET

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from russet, adjective, russet, from rus, rous red, from Latin russus; akin to Latin ruber red — more at red
First Known Use: 13th century

Rhymes with RUSSET

2russet

adjective

Definition of RUSSET

:  of the color russet

First Known Use of RUSSET

15th century

Rhymes with RUSSET

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