Slavonic

1 of 2

adjective

Sla·​von·​ic slə-ˈvä-nik How to pronounce Slavonic (audio)
: slavic

Slavonic

2 of 2

noun

Examples of Slavonic in a Sentence

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Adjective
This splendid exhibition was gotten underway by Helen C. Evans, who for many decades has stunned the public with exhibitions of the art of Byzantium and its relations with its immediate neighbors in the Islamic and the Slavonic worlds. Peter Brown, The New York Review of Books, 24 Sep. 2020

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Word History

Etymology

Adjective

New Latin slavonicus, from Medieval Latin Sclavonia, Slavonia, the Slavic-speaking countries, from Sclavus Slav

First Known Use

Adjective

circa 1645, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1668, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Slavonic was circa 1645

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Cite this Entry

“Slavonic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Slavonic. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

Kids Definition

Slavonic

1 of 2 adjective
Sla·​von·​ic slə-ˈvän-ik How to pronounce Slavonic (audio)

Slavonic

2 of 2 noun
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