Pronunciation: (mus'ku-vīt"),[key] —n. 1. a native or inhabitant of Moscow.
2. a native or inhabitant of the Grand Duchy of Muscovy.
3. (l.c.) Mineral.common light-colored mica, essentially KAl3Si3O10(OH)2, used as an electrical insulator.
4. Archaic.a Russian.
—adj. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Moscow, Muscovy, or the Muscovites.