Rus·​sism | \ ˈrəˌsizəm\
plural -s

Definition of Russism

: a word, expression, or language characteristic or distinctive of Russian

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First Known Use of Russism

1834, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Russism

Russian entry 2 + -ism

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