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Croatian (Slav)

Definition:

a member of the Slavic people living in Croatia

Class:

person noun (people)

Plural:

Croatians

Type of:

Slav » person » organism » living thing

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

Croat

Etymology:

Medieval Latin Croata, from Proto-Slavic *xorvat- ("Croat"), Serbo-Croatian...
(Source: Wiktionary)  [more]

All senses of Croatian...

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Croats

a nation and South Slavic ethnic group mostly living in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and nearby countries. There are around 4 million Croats living inside Croatia and up to 4.5 million throughout the rest of the world. Responding to political,... (40 of 13364 words, 35 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Croats

Collins Dictionary:

Croat | Croatian [sense-specific]

a native or inhabitant of Croatia | a speaker of Croatian | another word for "Croatian" (14 of 388 words, 3 definitions, 6 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/croat

Oxford Dictionary:

Croatian

a native or inhabitant of Croatia, or a person of Croatian descent. | the Southern Slavic language of the Croats, almost identical to Serbian but ... (24 of 67 words, 4 definitions, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/Croatian

American Heritage Dictionary:

Croat | Croatian

A native or inhabitant of Croatia. | A person of Croatian descent. | Serbo-Croatian as used in Croatia, distinguished from Serbian primarily by its ... (22 of 46 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/croat

Merriam-Webster:

Croatian

a native or inhabitant of croatia | a south Slavic language spoken by the Croatian people (15 of 35 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/croatian

Macmillan British Dictionary:

Croat [countable] | Croats [plural]

someone from Croatia (3 of 28 words, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/Croat

Wiktionary:

Croat | Croats [plural]

A citizen of Croatia; a person with Serbo-Croatian origins or ethnicity | [outdated] An irregular soldier, generally from Croatia. (18 of 23 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Croat

New World Dictionary:

Croat

a person born or living in Croatia | "Croatian" | "Croatian" (9 of 14 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/croat

Random House Dictionary:

Croat

a native or inhabitant of Croatia; Croatian. (7 of 13 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/croat

Britannica Encyclopedia:

Croatia

country located in the northwestern part of the Balkan Peninsula. It's a small yet highly geographically diverse crescent-shaped country. Its capital ... (21 of 1471 words, 25 images)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/143561​/Croatia

Columbia Encyclopedia:

Croatia

Croatian "Hrvatska", officially Republic of Croatia, republic (2005 estimated population: 4,496,000), 21,824 sq mi (56,524 sq km), in the northwest ... (20 of 91 words, pronunciation)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/world​/A​0814070​.html

Cambridge Dictionary:

Slav | Slavic

a member of any of the Eastern European races of people who speak Slavic languages (15 of 24 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/slav

Encarta Dictionary:

Croat | Croats [plural]

somebody who comes from Croatia | Same as Croatian (sense 1) (10 of 38 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861671029​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Wiktionary:

Croat | Croats [plural]

Origin: Medieval Latin Croata, from Proto-Slavic *xorvat- ("Croat"), Serbo-Croatian autonym, itself probably of non-Slavic origin; probably from an Iranian or Germanic language. Compare cravat.

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Croat

Online Etymology:

Croat

Origin: Serbo-Croatian Hrvat "a Croat", from Old Church Slavonic Churvatinu "Croat", literally "mountaineer, highlander", from churva ... (15 of 21 etymology words)

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=croat

Oxford Dictionary:

Croat

Origin: modern Latin Croatae (plural), from Serbian and Croatian Hrvat

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/Croat

Merriam-Webster:

Croat

First use: 1657

Origin: New Latin Croata, from Croatian and Serbian Hrvat

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/croat

American Heritage Dictionary:

Croat

Origin: New Latin Croata, from Serbo-Croatian Hrvāt.

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/croat

Encarta Dictionary:

Croat | Croats [plural]

First use: Mid-17th century

Origin: modern Latin Croata from Serbo-Croatian Hrvāt

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861671029​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Wiktionary:

Croatian | Croatians [plural]

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "Croatian"

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Croatian

Collins Dictionary:

Croatian

Audio: British English pronunciation of "Croatian"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/croatian

Croat

Audio: British English pronunciation of "Croat"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/croat

Macmillan British Dictionary:

Croatian

Audio: British English pronunciation of "Croatian"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/Croatian

Croat [countable] | Croats [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "Croat"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/Croat

Macmillan American Dictionary:

Croatian

Audio: North American pronunciation of "Croatian"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/Croatian

Croat [countable] | Croats [plural]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "Croat"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/Croat

the Free Dictionary:

Croatian

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "Croatian"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "Croatian"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "Croatian" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/Croatian

Croat

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "Croat"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "Croat"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "Croat" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/Croat

Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

Croatian

Audio: North American pronunciation of "Croatian"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=croati​01 word=Croatian

Croat

Audio: North American pronunciation of "Croat"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=croat​001 word=Croat

YourDictionary Audio:

Croatian

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "Croatian" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/croatian

Croat

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "Croat" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/croat

Google Dictionary:

Croat | Croats [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "Croat"

www​.google​.com​/#hl=en&tbs=dfn​:1&fp=1&q=Croat

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