from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A comrade.
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- n. Alternative form of tovarish.
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- n. a comrade (especially in Russian communism)
Russian tovarishch, from Old Russian tovarishchĭ, sing. of tovarishchi, business associates, from Old Turkic tavar ishchi, businessman, merchant : tavar, wealth, trade + ishchi, one who works (from ish, work, business).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Russian товарищ, from Turkic. (Wiktionary)