hetman


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het·man

 (hĕt′mən)
n. pl. het·mans
See ataman.

[Ukrainian het'man, from Polish hetman, from German dialectal hötmann, hetmann, captain; akin to German Hauptmann, from Middle High German houbetman : houbet, head (from Old High German houbit; see kaput- in Indo-European roots) + man, man (from Old High German; see fugleman).]

hetman

(ˈhɛtmən)
n, pl -mans
(Historical Terms) another word for ataman
[C18: from Polish, from German Hauptmann headman]

het•man

(ˈhɛt mən)

n., pl. -mans.
a Cossack chief; ataman.
[1700–10; < Ukrainian hét'man title of the Zaporozhye Cossak chief]
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