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Cheremis

or Cher·e·miss

[ cher-uh-mis, -mees, cher-uh-mis, -mees ]
/ ˌtʃɛr əˈmɪs, -ˈmis, ˈtʃɛr əˌmɪs, -ˌmis /
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noun, plural Cher·e·mis·es, (especially collectively) Cher·e·mis.
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Origin of Cheremis

<Russian cheremís, earlier cheremísin,Old Russian (plural) chermisy, probably <Chuvash śarmîs, śarmîśMari
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