[ruh-skawl-nik] /rəˈskɔl nɪk/
noun, plural Raskolniks, Raskolniki
[ruh-skawl-ni-kee] /rəˈskɔl nɪˌki/ (Show IPA)
a member of any of several sects founded by dissenters from the Russian Orthodox Church who opposed the liturgical reforms of Nikon in the 17th century.
“dissenter from the Russian Church, an Old Believer,” 1723, from Russian Raskolnik “separatist,” from raskol “schism, separation.” The schism was a result of reforms by Patriarch Nikon in 1667.
[ras-moo-suh n] /ˈræs mʊ sən/ noun 1. Knud Johan Victor [knooth yoo-hahn veek-tawr] /knuð yʊˈhɑn ˈvik tɔr/ (Show IPA), 1879–1933, Danish arctic explorer. /Danish ˈrasmusən/ noun 1. Knud Johan Victor (knuð joˈhan ˈviktɔr). 1879–1933, Danish arctic explorer and ethnologist. He led several expeditions through the Arctic in support of his theory that the North American […]
[rah-sawn; English ras-on] /ˈrɑ sɔn; English ˈræs ɒn/ noun, plural rasa [rah-sah; English ras-uh] /ˈrɑ sɑ; English ˈræs ə/ (Show IPA). Greek Orthodox Church. 1. a long, loose, black gown with wide sleeves, worn by the clergy.
[raz-uh-fawr, -fohr] /ˈræz əˌfɔr, -ˌfoʊr/ noun, Greek Orthodox Church. 1. a monk authorized to wear the rason.
[ruh-sawr-ee-uh l, -sohr-] /rəˈsɔr i əl, -ˈsoʊr-/ adjective 1. given to scratching the ground for food, as chickens; gallinaceous. 2. pertaining to a bird’s foot adapted for scratching. /rəˈsɔːrɪəl/ adjective 1. (of birds such as domestic poultry) adapted for scratching the ground for food