Dekabrist

noun De·ka·brist \də̇ˈkäbrə̇st, ˈdekəb-\

Definition of Dekabrist

plural

-s

  1. :  decembrist

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Origin and Etymology of dekabrist

Russian, from dekabr' December (from Old Russian dekębrĭ, from Middle Greek dekembris, dekembrios, from Latin december) + -ist (from French -iste & German -ist)


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