Abashev

adjective

Aba·​shev
əˈbäshəf
: belonging to a Bronze Age culture of the Chuvash Republic in the east central Soviet Union

Word History

Etymology

probably modification of Russian abashevskiy, derivative of Abashevo, village southeast of Cheboksary where remains of the culture were found

First Known Use

1948, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Abashev was in 1948

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“Abashev.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Abashev. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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