\ ˈveps \
variants: or less commonly Vepse \ ˈvepsə \
plural Veps also Vepses

Definition of Veps

1a : a Finnish people of Russia now merged in the general population of the area between the Dnieper and the Volga
b : a member of such people
2 : a Finno-Ugric language of the Veps people

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Finnish vepsä

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“Veps.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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