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Serb

[surb] /sɜrb/
noun, adjective
1.
Related forms
anti-Serb, adjective, noun

Serb.

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  • The Turks abolished the seat of the Serb church in Pec in 1766.

    After the Rain Sam Vaknin
  • And whether it was going to be a Serb or Bulgar who would rescue them—qu'importe?

  • The Yugoslav (read: Serb) army – ostensibly the side that lost the war – is vibrant and defiant.

    After the Rain Sam Vaknin
  • What will Kosnovia say, when it is in every man's mind that you should marry a Serb?

  • The inn, kept by a Serb, was far better than the look of the place led one to expect.

    Through the Land of the Serb Mary Edith Durham
British Dictionary definitions for Serb

Serb

/sɜːb/
noun, adjective
1.
another word for Serbian
Word Origin
C19: from Serbian Srb
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Word Origin and History for Serb
n.

1813, but in reference to the Wends; 1861 as "native of Serbia," from Serbian Srb, perhaps from a root meaning "man." Serbian is attested from 1848 as a noun, 1876 as an adjective. More common in 19c. was Servian.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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