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Flemish

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adjective Flem·ish \ˈfle-mish\

Definition of Flemish

  1. :  of, relating to, or characteristic of Flanders or the Flemings or their language



14th Century

First Known Use of flemish

14th century


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Flemish

noun Flem·ish

Simple Definition of Flemish

  • : the Germanic language that is spoken by people in northern Belgium and that is now officially called Dutch

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Flemish

  1. 1 :  the Germanic language of the Flemings that is made up of dialects of Dutch

  2. 2 plural in construction :  flemings

Circa 1741

First Known Use of flemish

circa 1741

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