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1944, in the meaning defined above
Russian, from kolkhoz + -nik, agent suffix
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“Kolkhoznik.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kolkhoznik. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.
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