Slavic

noun
Slav·​ic | \ ˈslä-vik How to pronounce Slavic (audio) , ˈsla- \

Definition of Slavic

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a branch of the Indo-European language family containing Belarusian, Bulgarian, Czech, Polish, Serbian and Croatian, Slovene, Russian, and Ukrainian — see Indo-European Languages Table

Slavic

adjective

Definition of Slavic (Entry 2 of 2)

: of, relating to, or characteristic of the Slavs or their languages

First Known Use of Slavic

Noun

1812, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1778, in the meaning defined above

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“Slavic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Slavic. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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Slavic

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Slavic

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a group of related languages that includes Russian, Bulgarian, Czech, Polish, etc.

Slavic

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of Slavic (Entry 2 of 2)

: of or relating to the Slavs or their languages

Slavic

adjective
Slav·​ic | \ ˈslä-vik How to pronounce Slavic (audio) , ˈsla- \

Kids Definition of Slavic

: of, relating to, or characteristic of the Slavs or their languages

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