Definition of rubashka in US English:

rubashka

noun

historical
  • A type of shirt or tunic traditionally worn by Russian peasants.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in George Turberville (c1543–c1597), poet and translator. From Old Russian rubaška shirt from rub′′ piece of cloth, poor clothes + -ashka, suffix forming nouns.

Pronunciation

rubashka

/rʊˈbaʃkə/