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Croat

[kroh-at, -aht]
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noun
  1. a native or inhabitant of Croatia; Croatian.
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Croat

noun
    1. a native or inhabitant of Croatia
    2. a speaker of Croatian
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noun, adjective
  1. another word for Croatian
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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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