bogatyr

noun
bo·​ga·​tyr | \ ˌbōgəˈti(ə)r\
plural bogatyrs\ -​rz \ or bogatyri\ -​irē \

Definition of bogatyr

: one of the legendary medieval heroes of Russia

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History and Etymology for bogatyr

Russian bogatyr' hero, athlete, warrior, from Old Russian bogatyrĭ, of Turkic origin; akin to Turkish batur brave

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