Polabian


Po·la·bi·an

noun \pō-ˈlä-bē-ən, -ˈlā-\

Definition of POLABIAN

1
or Po·lab \pō-ˈläb\ :  a member of a Slavic people formerly dwelling in the basin of the Elbe and on the Baltic coast of Germany
2
:  the extinct West Slavic language of the Polabians

Origin of POLABIAN

Polab, ultimately from Polabian po on + Låbí, the Elbe River
First Known Use: 1866

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: Polabish
Previous Word in the Dictionary: Pol
All Words Near: Polabian

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up Polabian? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More