Definition of kibitka in English:


Line breaks: ki|bitka
Pronunciation: /kɪˈbɪtkə/

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  • 1A type of covered Russian sledge.
  • 2A circular tent, covered with felt, formerly used by Tartars.


late 18th century: Russian, from Tartar and Kyrgyz kibit (from Arabic qubbat 'dome') + the Russian suffix -ka.

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