Origin of ScotsMiddle English (northern) Scottis, variant, variety of Scottissh
Scottish. See Usage Note at Scottish.
The language traditionally spoken by people living in the Lowlands of Scotland. Scots is sometimes classified as a variety of English and sometimes as a separate language.
Origin of ScotsMiddle English scottis, variant of scottisc, Scottish, from Scotte, sing. of Scottes, Scotsmen; see Scot.
- plural form of Scot
Scots and Northern variant of Scottish.