махорка

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Russian[edit]

махорка
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Etymology[edit]

Modification of *амерфо́ртский (*amerfórtskij, Amersfoort (relational)) + -ка (-ka), from the Dutch city of Amersfoort, known for its tobacco industries.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

махо́рка (maxórkaf inan (genitive махо́рки, nominative plural махо́рки, genitive plural махо́рок)

  1. A coarse, strong type of tobacco, makhorka (Nicotiana rustica)

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References[edit]

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “махорка”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačóv O. N., Moscow: Progress