from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to the Slavs or their languages.
  • adjective Of or relating to the branch of the Indo-European language family that includes such languages as Russian, Serbo-Croatian, and Polish, and is composed of the East Slavic, South Slavic, and West Slavic subdivisions.
  • noun The Slavic branch of Indo-European.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to the Slavs, their country, language, literature, etc.; Slavonian.
  • noun The language or group of languages spoken by the Slavs: it is one of the primary branches of the great Indo-European or Aryan family.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Slavonic.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of the Slavs, their culture or the branch of the Indo-European language associated with them.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a branch of the Indo-European family of languages
  • adjective of or relating to Slavic languages


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