Associations to the word «Prussian»
PRUSSIAN, adjective. Of, from, or pertaining to Prussia.
PRUSSIAN, proper noun. The Prussian language; see Old Prussian and New Prussian.
PRUSSIAN, noun. A native or inhabitant of the geographical region of Prussia.
PRUSSIAN, noun. (historical) A citizen of the German state of Prussia.
PRUSSIAN, noun. A member of or a person descended from the Baltic ethnic group which inhabited Prussia.
PRUSSIAN, noun. A member of or a person descended from the German ethnic group which settled in Prussia.
PRUSSIAN BLUE, noun. (inorganic compound) An insoluble dark, bright blue pigment, ferric ferrocyanide (equivalent to ferrous ferricyanide), used in painting and dyeing, and as an antidote for certain kinds of heavy metal poisoning.
PRUSSIAN BLUE, noun. A moderate to rich blue colour, tinted with deep greenish blue.
PRUSSIAN BLUE, adjective. Of a rich blue colour, tinted with green.
PRUSSIAN BLUES, noun. Plural of Prussian blue
PRUSSIAN, noun. A German inhabitant of Prussia.
PRUSSIAN, adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of Prussia or its inhabitants; "Prussian officers"; "Prussian aristocracy".
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