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 (slä′vĭst) or Slav·i·cist (slä′vĭ-sĭst)
A specialist in the study of Slavic culture, literature, or languages.


(ˈslɑ və sɪst, ˈslæv ə-)

also Slav•ist

(ˈslɑ vɪst, ˈslæv ɪst)

a specialist in the study of the Slavic languages or literatures.


one who specializes in the study of Slavic languages, literatures, or other aspects of Slavic culture. Also Slavist.
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