Associations to the word «Babushka»

Wiktionary

BABUSHKA, noun. An old woman.
BABUSHKA, noun. A woman’s headscarf, tied under the chin.
BABUSHKA, noun. Russian doll, matryoshka (mistranslation)

Dictionary definition

BABUSHKA, noun. A woman's headscarf folded into a triangle and tied under the chin; worn by Russian peasant women.

Wise words

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