noun Po·la·bi·an \pō-ˈlä-bē-ən, -ˈlā-\

Definition of Polabian

  1. 1 or Polab play \pō-ˈläb\ :  a member of a Slavic people formerly dwelling in the basin of the Elbe and on the Baltic coast of Germany

  2. 2 :  the extinct West Slavic language of the Polabians

Origin and Etymology of polabian

Polab, ultimately from Polabian po on + Låbí, the Elbe River

First Known Use: 1866

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