White Russian

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White Russian

a. A Belarusian.
b. The Belarusian language.
2. A cocktail consisting of vodka, a coffee liqueur, and milk or cream.

[Translation of Russian belorusskiĭ : belyĭ, white + russkiĭ, Russian. Sense 2, from the use of vodka in the cocktail .]

White Russian

adj, n
1. (Languages) another term for Belarussian
2. (Peoples) another term for Belarussian
3. (Placename) another term for Belarussian




(ˌbyɛl əˈrʌʃ ən, ˌbɛl ə-)
1. a native or inhabitant of Belarus.
2. an East Slavic language spoken in Belarus.
3. of or pertaining to Belarus or its inhabitants.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.White Russian - a native or inhabitant of ByelorussiaWhite Russian - a native or inhabitant of Byelorussia
Belarus, Belorussia, Byelarus, Byelorussia, Republic of Belarus, White Russia - a landlocked republic in eastern Europe; formerly a European soviet
European - a native or inhabitant of Europe
2.White Russian - a cocktail made with vodka, coffee liqueur, and milk or cream
cocktail - a short mixed drink
3.White Russian - the Slavic language spoken in Belarus
Slavic, Slavic language, Slavonic, Slavonic language - a branch of the Indo-European family of languages
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