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Slav

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noun \ˈsläv, ˈslav\

Simple Definition of Slav

  • : a person from eastern Europe who speaks a Slavic language

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Slav

  1. :  a person whose native tongue is a Slavic language

Slav adjective

Origin of slav

Middle English Sclav, from Medieval Latin Sclavus, from Late Greek Sklabos, from Sklabēnoi Slavs, of Slavic origin; akin to Old Russian Slověne, an East Slavic tribe


First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with slav



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