What does Prussian mean?

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ˈprʌʃ ənPrus·sian

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Prussianadjective

    a German inhabitant of Prussia

  2. Prussianadjective

    of or relating to or characteristic of Prussia or its inhabitants

    "Prussian officers"; "Prussian aristocracy"


  1. Prussiannoun

    A person from the geographic region of Prussia.

  2. Prussiannoun

    A citizen of the German state of Prussia.

  3. Prussiannoun

    A person descended ethnically from the Baltic people of Prussia.

  4. Prussiannoun

    A person descended ethnically from the Germans who later settled in Prussia.

    The Junkers were the stereotypical Prussians.

  5. Prussianadjective

    Of, from, or pertaining to Prussia.

  6. Prussiannoun

    The Prussian language; see Old Prussian and New Prussian.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prussianadjective

    of or pertaining to Prussia

  2. Prussiannoun

    a native or inhabitant of Prussia

  3. Etymology: [From Prussia, the country: cf. F. prussien.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Prussian

    prush′an, adj. of or pertaining to Prussia.—n. an inhabitant of Prussia.—v.t. Pruss′ianise.—n. Pruss′iate, a salt of prussic acid: a cyanide.—adj. Pruss′ic, pertaining to Prussian blue.—Prussian blue, cyanide of potassium and iron; Prussic acid, a deadly poison, an acid first obtained from Prussian blue—also Hydrocyanic acid.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Prussian in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Prussian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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