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Definition of Russet

Russet
Russet Rus"set, n. 1. A russet color; a pigment of a russet color. 2. Cloth or clothing of a russet color. 3. A country dress; -- so called because often of a russet color. --Dryden. 4. An apple, or a pear, of a russet color; as, the English russet, and the Roxbury russet.
Russet
Russet Rus"set, a. [F. rousset, dim. of roux red, L. russus (for rudtus, rudhtus), akin to E. red. See Red, and cf. Roussette.] 1. Of a reddish brown color, or (by some called) a red gray; of the color composed of blue, red, and yellow in equal strength, but unequal proportions, namely, two parts of red to one each of blue and yellow; also, of a yellowish brown color. The morn, in russet mantle clad. --Shak. Our summer such a russet livery wears. --Dryden. 2. Coarse; homespun; rustic. [R.] --Shak.

Meaning of Russet from wikipedia

- Russet may refer to: Russet (cloth), a co**** woolen cloth of brown or grey colour Russet (color), a pale reddish brown color Russeting, reddish-brown...
- Russet potatoes are also known as Idaho potatoes in the United States. Russet Burbank Russet Norkotah Frontier Russet Russet Nugget Centennial Russet...
- Russet apples are varieties and cultivars of apples that regularly exhibit russeting, partial or complete coverage with rough patches of greenish-brown...
- Russet Burbank is a potato cultivar with dark brown skin and few eyes that is the most widely grown potato in North America. A russet type, its flesh...
- Russet is a dark brown color with a reddish-orange tinge. As a tertiary color, russet is an equal mix of orange and purple pigments. The first recorded...
- Russeting or russetting is an abnormality of fruit skin which manifests in russet-colored (brownish) patches that are rougher than healthy skin. It is...
- The russet sparrow (P****er cinnamomeus), also called the cinnamon or cinnamon tree sparrow, is a p****erine bird of the sparrow family P****eridae. A chunky...
- known as the X11 web colors. Russet is a dark brown color with a reddish-orange tinge. The first recorded use of russet as a color name in English was...
- wear russet or cheap blanket. Humble squires and priests, such as Franciscans wore russet as a sign of humility but preferred a good quality russet such...
- The 'Roxbury Russet' is an apple cultivar, believed to be the oldest apple cultivar bred in the United States, having first been discovered and named in...
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