aimak

noun

ai·​mak
ˈī-ˌmak,
ˈā-
plural -s
1
: a clan or tribal band among Mongolian peoples
2
: a province or administrative district of the Mongolian People's Republic

Word History

Etymology

Mongolian, clan

First Known Use

1729, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of aimak was in 1729

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“Aimak.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aimak. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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