muzhik

noun

mu·​zhik mü-ˈzhēk How to pronounce muzhik (audio) -ˈzhik How to pronounce muzhik (audio)
variants or less commonly or mujik
: a Russian peasant

Word History

Etymology

Russian

First Known Use

1587, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of muzhik was in 1587

Dictionary Entries Near muzhik

Cite this Entry

“Muzhik.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/muzhik. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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