Definition of Ossete

1. Noun. A northeastern Iranian language spoken in Russia.

Generic synonyms: Iranian, Iranian Language



Definition of Ossete

1. Adjective. Ossetian ¹

2. Noun. Ossetian (gloss language) ¹

3. Noun. Ossetian (gloss one who is from Ossetia) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ossete

Osmeridae
Osmerus
Osmerus eperlanus
Osmerus mordax
Osmitrol
Osmond
Osmund
Osmunda cinnamonea
Osmunda clatonia
Osmunda regalis
Osmundaceae
Osmussaar
Osrhoene
Osroene
Osrohene
Ossete (current term)
Ossetes
Ossetia
Ossetian
Ossetians
Ossetic
Ossian
Ossianic
Ostariophysi
Osteichthyes
Ostend
Ostender
Ostenders
Osteostraci
Ostia

Literary usage of Ossete

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1. The Eastern Origin of the Celtic Nations Proved by a Comparison of Their by James Cowles Prichard (1857)
"The Ossete verbs form their persons after the fashion of the Armenian—a fashion ... On the other hand, many proper Slavonic words appear in the Ossete. ..."

2. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1892)
"In a tent at the foot of the Ceja Glacier we found an elderly Ossete come ... While on the subject of Ossete antiquities, I may remind the antiquarian that ..."

3. The History of Mankind by Friedrich Ratzel (1898)
"Ossete magicians and soothsayers, as also the persons who conduct marriage and burial ... Family ties, and those of hospitality, stand high with the Ossete. ..."

4. Record Series (Yorkshire Archaeological Society) by Yorkshire Archaeological Society (1901)
"who does not come; a better distraint is ordered. Ossete.—Robert son of Peter de Ossete, for vert, 6d.; pledge, ..."

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