Slovene

noun
Slo·​vene | \ ˈslō-ˌvēn How to pronounce Slovene (audio) \

Definition of Slovene

1 : a member of a Slavic people living largely in Slovenia
2 : the language of the Slovenes

Other Words from Slovene

Slovene adjective
Slovenian \ slō-​ˈvē-​nē-​ən How to pronounce Slovenian (audio) , -​nyən \ adjective or noun

First Known Use of Slovene

1876, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Slovene

German Slowene from Slovene Slovenec

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The first known use of Slovene was in 1876

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“Slovene.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Slovene. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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