List of English words of Serbo-Croatian origin

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List of English words of Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian origin:

cravat
from kravata / кравата
rakia
from rakija / ракија
slivovitz
from šljivovica / шљивовица = "plum rakia"
tamburitza
from tamburica / тамбурица = "little tambura"
tesla
after Nikola Tesla
uvala
from uvala / увала = "a large elongate compound sinkhole" (in geography and geology)[1][2]
vampire
from vampir / вампир

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  1. ^ Philip Babcock Gove, ed. (1986). "Uvala". Webster's Third New International Dictionary 2. Merriam-Webster. p. 2526. ISBN 0-85229-503-0. 
  2. ^ Chris Groves; Rick Toomey (May 2008). "Field Trip Road Log: Karst Features of the Mammoth Cave Kentucky Area, Thursday, May 29, 2008" (PDF). U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2008-5023. U.S. Geological Survey. p. 140. Retrieved 2009-06-02.