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Cheremis

or Cher·e·miss

[cher-uh-mis, -mees, cher-uh-mis, -mees]
noun, plural Cher·e·mis·es, (especially collectively) Cher·e·mis.
  1. Mari.
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Origin of Cheremis

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