from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See Bulgarian.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a member of the migratory Turkic people from Central Asia which conquered Moesia in the 7th century and settled what is now Bulgaria; part of them migrated to the Volga basin and established Volga Bulgaria
- n. a Bulgarian
- adj. of or relating to Bulgars
- proper n. the Turkic language of the Bulgar people
- proper n. a historical group of Turkic dialects, the only extant member of which is Chuvash
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A member of an ancient Finnish race, living on the Volga, the Don, the Danube, etc.
- n. One of the Slavic inhabitants of Bulgaria; a Bulgarian.
Medieval Latin Bulgarus, from Greek Boulgaros, from Turkic bulghar, of mixed origin, promiscuous, from bulgamaq, to mix.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin Bulgarus, from Turkic bulɣar ("of mixed origin"), from bulɣamak ("to mix"). (Wiktionary)