Croat

[ kroh-at, -aht ]
/ ˈkroʊ æt, -ɑt /
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noun

a native or inhabitant of Croatia; Croatian.

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British Dictionary definitions for croat

Croat

/ (ˈkrəʊæt) /

noun

  1. a native or inhabitant of Croatia
  2. a speaker of Croatian

noun, adjective

another word for Croatian

usage

See at Bosnian

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Word Origin and History for croat

Croat

n.

from Serbo-Croatian Hrvat "a Croat," from Old Church Slavonic Churvatinu "Croat," literally "mountaineer, highlander," from churva "mountain" (cf. Russian khrebet "mountain chain").

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