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noun \ˈsläv, ˈslav\

: a person from eastern Europe who speaks a Slavic language

Full Definition of SLAV

:  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

SLAVS Defined for Kids


noun \ˈsläv, ˈslav\

Definition of SLAV for Kids

:  a native speaker of a Slavic language


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