[e-stoh-nee-uh n]
  1. a member of a Finnish people inhabiting Estonia, Livonia, and other districts of Russia.
  2. the Uralic language of Estonia, very closely related to Finnish.
Also Esthonian.

Origin of Estonian

First recorded in 1785–95; Estoni(a) + -an Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Esthonian (ɛˈstəʊnɪən, ɛˈsθəʊ-)

  1. of, relating to, or characteristic of Estonia, its people, or their language
  1. the official language of Estonia: belongs to the Finno-Ugric family
  2. a native or inhabitant of Estonia
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