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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to Ruthenia, the Ruthenians, or their language or culture.
  • noun A native or inhabitant of Ruthenia.
  • noun The variety of Ukrainian used by the Ruthenians.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to the Ruthenians.
  • noun A member of that part of the Little Russian race dwelling in the eastern part of the Austrian empire. Also called Russniak. See Little Russian, under Russian.
  • noun The language spoken by the Ruthenians: same as Little Russian. See Russian.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A native or inhabitant of Ruthenia.
  • proper noun Any of various languages historically spoken in Ruthenia.

Etymologies

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Ruthenia +‎ -an

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