Vo·​gul | \ ˈvōgu̇l \
plural Vogul or Voguls

Definition of Vogul

1a : a hunting and herding people of the northern Ural mountains of western Russia in Asia akin to the Votyaks and Magyars

called also Mansi

b : a member of such people
2 : the Finno-Ugric language of the Vogul people

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History and Etymology for Vogul

Russian, from Ostyak Uogal'

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“Vogul.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Vogul. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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