Definition of prikaz in English:

prikaz

noun

  • 1In Imperial Russia: a government administrative office or department. Now historical.

  • 2In Russia: a governmental order.

Origin

Mid 17th century (in an earlier sense). From French pricas and its etymon Russian prikaz order, command, office, department, military unit.

Pronunciation

prikaz

/priːˈkaz//priːˈkɑːz/