1
a
: a native or inhabitant of Serbia
b
: a member of a South Slavic ethnic group that originated in the Balkans
2
Serb adjective

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Word History

Etymology

ultimately from Serbian & Croatian Srbin (plural Srbi)

First Known Use

1799, in the meaning defined at sense 1b

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The first known use of Serb was in 1799

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“Serb.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Serb. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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