Vlach

noun
\ˈvläk, -lak\
plural -s

Definition of Vlach 

: 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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History and Etymology for 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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