noun Olo·nets \əˈlȯnə̇ts\
variants: less commonly



Definition of Olonets

  1. :  a dialect of Karelian spoken east of Lake Ladoga

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Origin and Etymology of olonets

from Olonets, town on Lake Ladoga in northwestern Russia

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