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[kroh-at, -aht] /ˈkroʊ æt, -ɑt/

a native or inhabitant of Croatia; Croatian.

noun, adjective
another word for Croatian

from Serbo-Croatian Hrvat “a Croat,” from Old Church Slavonic Churvatinu “Croat,” literally “mountaineer, highlander,” from churva “mountain” (cf. Russian khrebet “mountain chain”).


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