kol·​khoz·​nik käl-ˈkȯz-nik How to pronounce kolkhoznik (audio)
plural kolkhozniki käl-ˈkȯz-ni-kē How to pronounce kolkhoznik (audio) or kolkhozniks
: a member of a kolkhoz

Word History


Russian, from kolkhoz + -nik, agent suffix

First Known Use

1944, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of kolkhoznik was in 1944

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Cite this Entry

“Kolkhoznik.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kolkhoznik. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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