Ossete

noun Os·sete \ ˈä-ˌsēt \
variants: or less commonly Osset play \ˈä-sət, -ˌset\

Definition of Ossete

:a member of a people of the central Caucasus

Ossetian

play \ä-ˈsē-shən\ adjective or noun

Origin and Etymology of ossete

Russian osetin, from Osetiya Ossetia, from Georgian Oseti, from osi Ossete


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