Skoptsy

plural noun
Skop·tsy | \(ˌ)skäpt¦sē\

Definition of Skoptsy 

: members of an ascetic religious sect of dissenters from the Russian Orthodox Church dating probably from the 18th century and stressing sexual abstinence

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History and Etymology for Skoptsy

Russian, plural of skopets, literally, eunuch; akin to Old Slavic skopiti to castrate

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