Cuman

noun Cu·man
variants: or

Coman

or

Kuman

Definition of Cuman

plural

Cuman

or

Cumans

or

Coman

or

Comans

or

Kuman

or

Kumans

  1. 1a :  a Turkic people who occupied parts of southern Russia and the Moldavian and Wallachian steppes during the 9th, 10th and 11th centuries and were driven out by the Tatar and Mongol invasions and some of whom passed into Hungary where they were absorbed b :  a member of such people

  2. 2 :  the Turkic language of the Cuman people

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Origin and Etymology of cuman

Medieval Latin Cumani (plural), from Middle Greek Koumanoi


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