Little Russian

noun

Definition of Little Russian

1 dated, now often offensive : ukrainian
2 dated, now often offensive : ruthenian

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First Known Use of Little Russian

1799, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Little Russian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Little%20Russian. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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