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Muscovy

former principality in central Russia that formed the nucleus of the modern Russian nation; from French Moscovie, from Modern Latin Moscovia, old name of Russia, from Russian Moskova "(Principality of) Moscow." In Muscovy duck (1650s), the tropical American bird, and certain other uses it is a corruption of musk. Related: Muscovite; Muscovian.

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Definitions of Muscovy from WordNet

Muscovy (n.)
a Russian principality in the 13th to 16th centuries; Moscow was the capital;
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