Bulgarian

noun

Bul·​gar·​i·​an ˌbəl-ˈger-ē-ən How to pronounce Bulgarian (audio)
bu̇l-
1
: a native or inhabitant of Bulgaria
2
: the Slavic language of the Bulgarians
Bulgarian adjective

Word History

First Known Use

1555, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Bulgarian was in 1555

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Cite this Entry

“Bulgarian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bulgarian. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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Bulgarian

noun
Bul·​gar·​i·​an ˌbəl-ˈgar-ē-ən How to pronounce Bulgarian (audio)
bu̇l-,
-ˈger-
1
: a person born or living in Bulgaria
2
: the Slavic language of the Bulgarians
Bulgarian adjective

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