muzhik

or mou·jik, mu·jik, mu·zjik

[ moo-zhik, moo-zhik ]
/ muˈʒɪk, ˈmu ʒɪk /
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noun

a Russian peasant.

Nearby words

  1. muumuu,
  2. muxe,
  3. muybridge,
  4. muybridge, eadweard,
  5. muzak,
  6. muzorewa,
  7. muztag,
  8. muztagata,
  9. muzz,
  10. muzzle

Origin of muzhik

1560–70; < Russian muzhík, equivalent to muzh husband, man (OCS mǫžĭ, akin to man1) + -ik diminutive suffix

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British Dictionary definitions for muzhiks

muzhik

moujik or mujik

/ (ˈmuːʒɪk) /

noun

a Russian peasant, esp under the tsars

Word Origin for muzhik

C16: from Russian: peasant

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