Kalmuck

or Kal·muk

[ kal-muhk, kal-muhk ]
/ ˈkæl mʌk, kælˈmʌk /

noun

a member of any of a group of Buddhistic Mongol tribes of a region extending from western China to the valley of the lower Volga River.
a Mongolian language used by the part of the Kalmuck people that was formerly powerful in northwest China, specifically in Dzungaria, and is now relocated northwest of the Caspian Sea.
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Kalmuck

Kalmyk (ˈkælmɪk)

/ (ˈkælmʌk) /

noun

plural -mucks, -muck, -myks or -myk a member of a Mongoloid people of Buddhist tradition, who migrated from W China in the 17th century
the language of this people, belonging to the Mongolic branch of the Altaic family
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