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kazachok

[ kuh-zah-chawk ]
/ kə zɑˈtʃɔk /
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noun, plural ka·zach·ki [kuh-zahch-kee]. /kə zɑtʃˈki/.
a lively, Slavic folk dance for a solo male dancer, marked especially by the prisiadka.
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Also called kazatsky, kazatske.

Origin of kazachok

1925–30; <Russian kazachók or Ukrainian kozachók, equivalent to kazák, kozákCossack + -ok diminutive suffix
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British Dictionary definitions for kazachok

kazachok
/ (ˌkɑːzəˈtʃɒk) /

noun
a Russian folk dance in which the performer executes high kicks from a squatting position

Word Origin for kazachok

Russian
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