Also found in: Thesaurus.
Os·set(ŏs′ĭt, ŏ-sĕt′) also Os·sete (ŏs′ēt′, ŏ-sēt′)
A member of a people of mixed Iranian and Caucasian origin inhabiting Ossetia.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
(Peoples) a member of an Iranian people living in S Russia and N Georgia, chiefly in Ossetia in the Caucasus
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014