Vlach

noun \ˈvläk, -lak\

Definition of Vlach

plural

-s

  1. :  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 — more at welsh


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