ross: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (rôs, ros), [key]
  1. to remove the rough exterior of bark from (a log or the like).


Pronunciation: (rôs, ros), [key]
— n.
  1. 1752–1836, maker of the first U.S. flag.
  2. 1892–1951, U.S. publisher and editor.
  3. 1800–62, English navigator: explorer of the Arctic and the Antarctic.
  4. his uncle,1777–1856, Scottish naval officer and arctic explorer.
  5. (Coowescoowe or Kooweskoowe), 1790–1866, Cherokee leader.
  6. 1857–1932, English physician: Nobel prize 1902.
  7. a male given name.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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