The Alternative Russian Dictionary: абаза

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Entry definition

абаза 〈abaza〉 etymology All meanings most likely derive from the ethnonym абазины 〈abaziny〉. The meaning of stupid infidel was borrowed through Turkish abaza. pronunciation
  • /ɐbɐˈza/
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  1. (dialectal, Crimea, Caucasus, vulgar, dated) a stupid infidel
  2. (dialectal, Crimea, Caucasus) a type of horse in the Caucasus
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  1. a strong wind in the Black Sea coming from the Caucasus region

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