rusell

noun

ru·​sell
ˈru̇sᵊl,
ˈrȯsᵊl
plural -s
: vinegar made of fermented beet juice and used during Passover

Word History

Etymology

Yiddish rosel pickle, broth, stew, rusell, from Russian rosol, rossol salt water, beef tea, broth, from roz- out of, separate from + sol salt; akin to Latin sal salt

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“Rusell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rusell. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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