Lao

noun
\ ˈlau̇ How to pronounce Lao (audio) \
plural Lao or Laos\ ˈlau̇z How to pronounce Laos (audio) \

Definition of Lao

1 : a member of a Buddhist people living in Laos and adjacent parts of northeastern Thailand
2 : the Tai language of the Lao people

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Lao adjective

First Known Use of Lao

1808, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Lao.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lao. Accessed 2 Jun. 2020.

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