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лох (loxm inan (genitive ло́ха, nominative plural ло́хи, genitive plural ло́хов)

  1. (botany) oleaster, silverberry (Elaeagnus)
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Etymology 2Edit

From a Finnic language, compare Veps lohi, Finnish lohi, Estonian lõhe.

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лох (loxm anim (genitive ло́ха, nominative plural ло́хи, genitive plural ло́хов)

  1. male Atlantic salmon
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Etymology 3Edit

From Fenya criminal argot; possibly an alteration of лопу́х (lopúx).

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лох (loxm anim (genitive ло́ха or лоха́, nominative plural ло́хи or лохи́, genitive plural ло́хов or лохо́в)

  1. (slang, derogatory) stiff, simpleton, dummy; bogan, chav, redneck
  2. (slang, derogatory) loser
  3. (slang, derogatory) sucker, mark, someone who is easy to swindle or con
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