plural bogatyrs
or bogatyri
: one of the legendary medieval heroes of Russia

Word History


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

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“Bogatyr.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2023.

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