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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 Ross /ˈrɔs/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ross 115), n.  The rough, scaly matter on the surface of the bark of trees. [Prov. Eng. & Local, U.S.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ross, v. t. To divest of the ross, or rough, scaly surface; as, to ross bark. [Local, U.S.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: Scottish explorer who led Arctic expeditions that yielded
           geographic discoveries while searching for the Northwest
           Passage (1777-1856) [syn: John Ross, Sir John Ross]
      2: British explorer of the Arctic and Antarctic; located the
         north magnetic pole in 1831; discovered the Ross Sea in
         Antarctica; nephew of Sir John Ross (1800-1862) [syn: James
         Clark Ross, Sir James Clark Ross]
      3: British physician who discovered that mosquitos transmit
         malaria (1857-1932) [syn: Sir Ronald Ross]
      4: a politician in Wyoming who was the first woman governor in
         the United States (1876-1977) [syn: Nellie Ross, Nellie
         Tayloe Ross]
      5: American seamstress said to have made the first American
         flag at the request of George Washington (1752-1836) [syn:
          Betsy Ross, Betsy Griscom Ross]