Gaelic

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Gael·ic

adjective \ˈgā-lik, ˈga-, ˈgä-\

: of or relating to the Celtic people of Scotland and Ireland

: of or relating to the Celtic language of Scotland and Ireland

Full Definition of GAELIC

1
:  of or relating to the Gaels and especially the Celtic Highlanders of Scotland
2
:  of, relating to, or constituting the Goidelic speech of the Celts in Ireland, the Isle of Man, and the Scottish Highlands
Gaelic noun

Origin of GAELIC

Scottish Gaelic Gàidhlig the Scottish Gaelic language, from Gàidheal Gaelic
First Known Use: 1741

Other Language Terms

cognate, collocation, homonym

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