from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A member of a group of Finno-Ugric peoples of western Siberia and Hungary, including the Magyars.
  • n. Ugric.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A member of the race of ancestors of the present Hungarians.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A Mongolian race, ancestors of the Finns.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to that group of peoples which includes the Voguls, Ostiaks, and Magyars.
  • Noting the Finno-Hungarian group of languages, comprising the tongues of the Lapps, Finns, and Magyars or Hungarians. It is a branch of the Ural-Altaic family.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. one of the two branches of the Finno-Ugric family of languages; spoken in Hungary and northwestern Siberia


From Old Russian Ugre, Hungarians, of Turkic origin.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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