Prussian: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (prush'un), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or pertaining to Prussia or its inhabitants.
  2. characterized by, exemplifying, or resembling Prussianism.
  1. a native or inhabitant of Prussia.
  2. (originally) one of a Lettic people formerly inhabiting territory along and near the coast at the southeastern corner of the Baltic Sea.
  3. a Baltic language formerly spoken in Prussia; Old Prussian. Abbr.: Pruss
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