or mou·jik, mu·jik, mu·zjik
- a Russian peasant.
Origin of muzhik
1560–70; < Russian muzhík, equivalent to muzh husband, man (OCS mǫžĭ, akin to man1) + -ik diminutive suffix
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moujik or mujik
- a Russian peasant, esp under the tsars
C16: from Russian: peasant