Arnaut

noun
Ar·​naut | \ ˈärˌnau̇t \
plural -s

Definition of Arnaut

: an native or inhabitant of Albania or of one of its neighboring mountainous regions especially : an Albanian serving in the Turkish army

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History and Etymology for Arnaut

Turkish arnavut Albanian, perhaps from Middle Greek Arbanitēs, alteration of Albanitēs, from Albania (from Medieval Latin) + Greek -itēs -ite

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“Arnaut.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Arnaut. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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