noun, adjective

Related formsan·ti-Serb, adjective, noun

Serb. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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noun, adjective

another word for Serbian

Word Origin for Serb

C19: from Serbian Srb


See at Bosnian
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Word Origin and History for serb



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.

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