Macedonian

noun
Mac·​e·​do·​nian | \ ˌma-sə-ˈdō-nyən, -nē-ən\

Definition of Macedonian

1 : the language of ancient Macedonia of uncertain affinity but generally assumed to be Indo-European
2 : a native or inhabitant of Macedonia
3 : the Slavic language of modern Macedonia

First Known Use of Macedonian

1556, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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