rusa

noun
ru·​sa | \ ˈrüsə \

Definition of rusa

1 plural -s : sambar
2 capitalized [New Latin, from Hindi rūsā] : a genus of deers now usually regarded as a subgenus of Cervus and comprising the sambars and related forms

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Other Words from rusa

rusine \ ˈrüˌsīn , -​üsə̇n \ adjective

First Known Use of rusa

1738, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for rusa

Hindi rūsā

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“Rusa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rusa. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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