Slovene

Slo•vene
[[t]sloʊˈvin, ˈsloʊ vin[/t]] also Slo•ve′ni•an n.
1) peo a member of a Slavic people living in Slovenia and adjacent parts of Austria and Italy
2) peo the South Slavic language of the Slovenes
3) peo of or pertaining to Slovenia, the Slovenes, or their language
Etymology: 1880–85; < G Slowene < Slovene Slovệnec (n.), slovệnski (adj.), ult. der. of Common Slavic *slověninŭ Slav

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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