Vlach "member of a Latin-speaking race of the Balkans, a Walachian or Romanian," 1841, from Bulg. vlakh or Serbian vlah, from O.C.S. vlakhu, a Slavic adoptation of Gmc. *walh (Cf. O.E. wealh) "foreigner," especially applied to Celts and Latins (see WELSH (Cf. Welsh)).

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