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Tungus

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noun, Tun·gus \tu̇ŋ-ˈgüz, tən-\

Definition of Tungus

plural Tungus or Tunguses

  1. 1 :  a member of an indigenous people of central and southeastern Siberia

  2. 2 :  the Tungusic language of the Tungus people



Origin of tungus

Russian


First Known Use: 1674


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