tovarich[tō vär′is̸h; Russ tō̂ vär′is̸hc̸h]
Origin: Russ tovarishch, origin, originally , tradesman or trading partner from tovar, wares for trading
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Origin: Russian tovarishch, from Old Russian tovarishchĭ, sing. of tovarishchi, business associates, from Old Turkic tavar ishchi, businessman, merchant : tavar, wealth, trade + ishchi, one who works (from ish, work, business).