Kalmuck

noun
Kal·​muck | \ˈkal-ˌmək, kal-ˈ\
variants: or Kalmuk or Kalmyk \kal-​ˈmik \

Definition of Kalmuck 

1 : a member of a Buddhist Mongol people originally of Dzungaria living mainly northwest of the Caspian Sea in Russia

2 : the Mongolian language of the Kalmucks

First Known Use of Kalmuck

1613, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Kalmuck

Russian kalmyk, from Volga Tatar kalmık

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