Definition of Morlach in English:

Morlach

(also Morlack, Morlak)

Pronunciation /ˈmɔːlak/

noun

historical
  • A member of a Vlach people centred originally on the eastern Adriatic port of Ragusa (modern Dubrovnik), and later inhabiting more northerly parts of the Dalmatian coast and its hinterland, the whole region being known at one time as Morlacchia.

adjective

historical, rare
  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of the Morlachs or their country.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Moderate Intelligencer. Partly from French Morlaque, partly from Italian Morlacco, and partly from Croatian Morlak (also in form Morovlah; plural Morlaci), all from post-classical Latin Morovlachus, Morlachus, Morlacchus from Byzantine Greek Μαυρόβλαχος from μαῦρος black + Βλάχος Vlach.