Avar

noun
\ ˈäˌvär \
plural -s

Definition of Avar

1 : a member of a people of Eastern origin now belonging to the Lezghian division of the peoples of the Caucasus prominent from the 6th to the 9th centuries at first in Dacia and later in Pannonia
2 or Avarish \ äˈvärish \ : the North Caucasic language of the Avars

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“Avar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Avar. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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