promyshlennik

noun

pro·​my·​shlen·​nik
ˌpräməˈshlenə̇k
plural promyshlenniki
-nə̇kē
: a Russian trapper and fur trader of Siberia and Alaska

Word History

Etymology

Russian, literally, trader, industrialist, from promyshlyat' to trade, engage in business, from promysl' business, from pro for + mysl' thought; akin to Latin pro for and to Old Slavic myslĭ thought

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“Promyshlennik.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/promyshlennik. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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