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Kalmuck or Kalmyk (ˈkælmʌk, ˈkælmɪk)
n , -mucks, -muck, -myks, -myk
1.  a member of a Mongoloid people of Buddhist tradition, who migrated from W China in the 17th century
2.  the language of this people, belonging to the Mongolic branch of the Altaic family
Kalmyk or Kalmyk

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