Petcheneg

noun

Petch·​e·​neg
variants or Pecheneg
ˈpechəˌneg
or less commonly Pacheneg
ˈpach-
plural -s
: a member of a Turkish people invading the South Russian, Danubian, and Moldavian steppes during the early middle ages

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Russian Pecheneg

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“Petcheneg.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Petcheneg. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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