Definition of nagaika in US English:

nagaika

(also nogaika)

noun

  • A short, thick, plaited leather whip, probably of Nogai origin, traditionally used in Russia (especially by Cossacks).

Origin

Mid 19th century. From Russian nagajka Nogai whip from † nagaj, obsolete form of nogaj + -ka, feminine suffix forming nouns and diminutives.

Pronunciation

nagaika

/nəˈɡʌɪkə/