Vlach

noun \ ˈvläk , -lak \

Definition of Vlach

plural -s
:a member of a people scattered through southeastern Europe originating in the early middle ages probably in the Balkans, speaking a Romanian dialect, and including chiefly mountain herdsmen (as in northwestern Greece) called also Wallach, Wallachian

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Origin and Etymology of vlach

Czech, Slovak, or Bulgarian, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German Walah, Walh Celtic, Roman, Old English Wealh Celtic, Welshman


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