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EtymologyEdit

Origin uncertain. Perhaps from a derivation of Common West Germanic *rotjan (compare Old English rotian), from the same root as Proto-Germanic *rutāną (to rot), or from Proto-Germanic *hrussą (horse).

PronunciationEdit

(Balearic, Central) IPA(key): /ˈrɔ.sə/

NounEdit

ròssa f (plural ròsses)

  1. (dialectal) horse
  2. A horse, ass, or mule that is skinny, old, and useless; a nag, a hack.
  3. An old, worn-out, useless person.
  4. carrion

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