Orochi

noun
Oro·​chi | \ȯˈrōchē\
variants: or less commonly Orochon \-​ōchən \ or Orokon \-​ōkən \
plural Orochi or Orochis

Definition of Orochi 

1 : a Tungus people dwelling near the mouth of the Amur that encoffins its dead on platforms

2 : a member of the Orochi people

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