nounpl. Avar, or A·vars
- A member of a Caucasian or eastern European people whose empire, centered in southern Hungary and extending widely between the Elbe and Dnieper Rivers, reached its peak in the late sixth and early seventh centuries.
- a. A member of a traditionally Muslim people of southern Dagestan and neighboring areas of Azerbaijan.b. The Northeast Caucasian language of this people.
- A person belonging to this people of Caucasus, mainly of Daghestan, in which they are the predominant group.
- Of or pertaining to the Avar language or people.
- the extinct language of the Eurasian Avars, probably belonging to the Oghur branch of the Turkic language family
- member of a group of professional equestrian nomads who established an empire spanning considerable areas of Central and Eastern Europe from the late 6th to the early 9th century; also called Eurasian Avars, to distinguish them from the Avars of the Caucasus
- of or pertaining to the Eurasian Avar language or people