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Tungus

Definitions of Tungus
  1. noun
    the Tungusic language of the Evenki in eastern Siberia
    synonyms: Evenki, Ewenki, Tunguz
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    type of:
    Tungusic, Tungusic language
    a family of Altaic languages spoken in Mongolia and neighboring areas
  2. noun
    a member of the Tungus speaking people of Mongolian race who are a nomadic people widely spread over eastern Siberia; related to the Manchu
    synonyms: Evenk
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    type of:
    Tungusic
    any member of a people speaking a language in the Tungusic family
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