Slavophile

noun
Slav·​o·​phile | \ ˈslä-və-ˌfī(-ə)l How to pronounce Slavophile (audio) , ˈsla- \
variants: or Slavophil \ ˈslä-​və-​ˌfil How to pronounce Slavophile (audio) , ˈsla-​ \

Definition of Slavophile

: an admirer of the Slavs : an advocate of Slavophilism

First Known Use of Slavophile

1877, in the meaning defined above

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

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