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Cro·at

 (krō′ăt′, -ät′, krōt)
n.
1.
a. A native or inhabitant of Croatia.
b. A person of Croatian ancestry.
2. Serbo-Croatian as used in Croatia, distinguished from Serbian primarily by its being written in the Latin alphabet. In all senses also called Croatian.

[New Latin Croata, from Serbo-Croatian Hrvāt.]

Croat

(ˈkrəʊæt)
n
(Peoples)
a. a native or inhabitant of Croatia
b. a speaker of Croatian
n, adj
1. (Placename) another word for Croatian
2. (Peoples) another word for Croatian
3. (Languages) another word for Croatian

Cro•at

(ˈkroʊ æt, -ɑt)

n.
1. a member of a Slavic people of Croatia.
2. a native or inhabitant of Croatia.
[1700–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Croat - a member of the Slavic people living in CroatiaCroat - a member of the Slavic people living in Croatia
Croatia, Hrvatska, Republic of Croatia - a republic in the western Balkans in south-central Europe in the eastern Adriatic coastal area; formerly part of the Habsburg monarchy and Yugoslavia; became independent in 1991
Slav - any member of the people of eastern Europe or Asian Russia who speak a Slavonic language
Translations
HrvatHrvatica

Croat

[ˈkrəʊæt] Ncroata mf

Croat

n (= person)Kroate m, → Kroatin f; (Ling) → Kroatisch nt

Croat

[ˈkrəʊæt] ncroato/a
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