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

Word History


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

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“Arnaut.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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