muzhik

noun
mu·​zhik | \ mü-ˈzhēk How to pronounce muzhik (audio) , -ˈzhik How to pronounce muzhik (audio) \
variants: or less commonly or mujik

Definition of muzhik

: a Russian peasant

First Known Use of muzhik

1587, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for muzhik

Russian

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“Muzhik.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/muzhik. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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