Definition of Abashev
: belonging to a Bronze Age culture of the Chuvash Republic in the east central Soviet Union
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Origin and Etymology of abashev
probably modification of Russian abashevskiy, derivative of Abashevo, village southeast of Cheboksary where remains of the culture were found
First Known Use: 1948See Words from the same year
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