Church Slavonic

noun

Definition of Church Slavonic

: any of several Slavic literary and liturgical languages that continue Old Church Slavonic but vary regionally under influence of vernacular languages

called also Church Slavic

First Known Use of Church Slavonic

1827, in the meaning defined above

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“Church Slavonic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Church%20Slavonic. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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