- pl. -·gus′ or -·gus′es a member of a people of E Siberia
- the Tungusic language of this people
Origin of Tungus; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps
of the Tungus or their language or culture
nounpl. Tungus or Tun·gus·es
Origin of TungusRussian, from East Turkic tunguz, wild pig, boar, from Old Turkic tonguz.