Bulgar

[buhl-ger, boo l-gahr]
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Bulgar

noun
  1. a member of a group of non-Indo-European peoples that settled in SE Europe in the late 7th century ad and adopted the language and culture of their Slavonic subjects
  2. a rare name for a Bulgarian
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Word Origin and History for bulgar

Bulgar

n.

1759, "inhabitant of Bulgaria" (Bulgarian is attested from 1550s), from Medieval Latin Bulgarus (see Bulgaria).

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