Bashkir

noun
Bash·​kir | \(ˈ)bash¦ki(ə)r\
plural Bashkir or Bashkirs

Definition of Bashkir 

1a : a Turkic-speaking Muslim people between the Volga and the Ural mountains regarded as tatarized Finns

b : a member of the Bashkir people

2 : the language of the Bashkirs

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History and Etymology for Bashkir

Russian, of Turkic origin; akin to Jagatai badžkyr Bashkir, Chuvash puškərt

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