- A reddish-brown#Adjective|brown color.
- A coarse, reddish-brown, homespun fabric; clothes made with such fabric.
- A variety of apple with rough, russet-colored skin#Noun|skin.
- Synonyms: russeting
- cot en
- A variety of potato with rough, dark gray-brown skin.
- German: Renette
- Spanish: reineta
- Having a reddish-brown color.
- (archaic) Gray or ash-colored.
- Rustic, homespun, coarse, plain.
- c. 1595–1596, W. Shakespere [i.e., William Shakespeare], A Pleasant Conceited Comedie Called, Loues Labors Lost. […] (First Quarto), imprinted in London: By W[illiam] W[hite] for Cut[h]bert Burby, published 1598, OCLC 61366361 ↗, [Act V, scene ii] ↗:
- Hencefoorth my wooing minde ſhalbe expreſt / In ruſſet yeas, and honeſt kerſie noes.
- The condition of leather when its treatment is complete#Adjective|complete, but it is not yet colored (stain#Verb|stained) and polish#Verb|polished.
- (botany) Having a rough skin that is reddish-brown or greyish; russeted.
russet (russets, present participle russeting; past and past participle russeted)
- (ambitransitive, of apples, pears, etc.) To develop reddish-brown spots; to cause russeting.