muscovy

muscovy
noun hist.
Московское государство
Muscovy glass слюда
Muscovy duck = musk-duck
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(n) московия; московское государство
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1) Московское государство; Россия 2) ондатра
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n. московское государство
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  • Muscovy — from Fr. Moscovie, from Mod.L. Moscovia, old name of Russia, from Rus. Moskova (Principality of) Moscow. In Muscovy duck (1650s) and certain other uses it is a corruption of MUSK (Cf. musk). Related: Muscovite …   Etymology dictionary

  • Muscovy — [mus′kə vē] 1. former grand duchy, surrounding and including Moscow, that expanded into the Russian Empire under Ivan IV (16th cent.) 2. former name for RUSSIA …   English World dictionary

  • Muscovy — /mus keuh vee/, n. 1. Also called Grand Duchy of Muscovy. a principality founded c1271 and centered on the ancient city of Moscow. Its rulers gradually gained control over the neighboring Great Russian principalities and established the Russian… …   Universalium

  • Muscovy — Mus•co•vy [[t]ˈmʌs kə vi[/t]] n. 1) geg Also called Grand Duchy of Muscovy a principality founded c1271 and centered on Moscow: gained control over the neighboring Great Russian principalities and established the Russian Empire under the czars.… …   From formal English to slang

  • Muscovy — n. archaic Russia. Phrases and idioms: Muscovy duck a tropical American duck, Cairina moschata, having a small crest and red markings on its head. Etymology: obs. F Muscovie f. mod.L Moscovia f. Russ. Moskva Moscow …   Useful english dictionary

  • Muscovy Duck — Male (left) and female (right) in Texas, USA. Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Muscovy (disambiguation) — Muscovy (also Moscovia, Moscovie, Moskovia; in Russian: Московия) is a historical European term for the Principality of Moscow and the Grand Duchy of Moscow. It may also refer to one of the following: An inaccurate name for the Grand Duchy of… …   Wikipedia

  • Muscovy glass — Mus co*vy glass [From Muscovy, the old name of Russia: cf. F. verre de Moscovie.] Mica; muscovite. See {Mica}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Muscovy duck — n. [altered (by assoc. with MUSCOVY) < MUSK DUCK] a large, domesticated, Neotropical duck (Cairina moschata) with dark plumage, blue eyes, and white wing patches …   English World dictionary

  • Muscovy duck — Mus co*vy duck [A corruption of musk duck.] (Zo[ o]l.) A duck ({Cairina moschata}), larger than the common duck, often raised in poultry yards. Called also {musk duck}. It is native of tropical America, from Mexico to Southern Brazil. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Muscovy Company — Ivan IV of Russia Shows His Treasury to Jerome Horsey (Alexander Litovchenko, 1875) The Muscovy Company (also called the Russian Company or the Muscovy Trading Company, Russian: Московская компания, Moskovskaya kompaniya), was a trading company… …   Wikipedia


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