Lezghian

noun
Lez·​ghi·​an
variants: or less commonly Lesghian \ ˈlezgēən , ˈleskē-​ \
plural -s

Definition of Lezghian

1 : a division of the peoples of the Caucasus that includes the Avars, the Lakhs, and the Kyurins
2 : a member of the Lezghian people

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History and Etymology for Lezghian

Russian Lezgin, noun, Lezghian + English -ian, noun suffix

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“Lezghian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lezghian. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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