nagaika

noun
na·​gai·​ka | \ nəˈgīkə \
plural -s

Definition of nagaika

: a thick tightly twisted whip used by Cossacks

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History and Etymology for nagaika

Russian, of Turkic origin; akin to Kyrgyz nogai Kazan Tatar

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“Nagaika.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nagaika. Accessed 17 Apr. 2021.

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