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1Germanic

adjective Ger·man·ic \(ˌ)jər-ˈma-nik\

: of or relating to Germans

: of or relating to the German language or to other closely related languages

Full Definition of GERMANIC

1
:  german
2
:  of, relating to, or characteristic of the Germanic-speaking peoples
3
:  of, relating to, or constituting Germanic
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Examples of GERMANIC

  1. Germanic languages, such as German, English, Dutch, and the Scandinavian languages.

First Known Use of GERMANIC

1633

2Germanic

noun

Definition of GERMANIC

:  a branch of the Indo-European language family containing English, German, Dutch, Afrikaans, Frisian, the Scandinavian languages, and Gothic — see indo-european languages table

First Known Use of GERMANIC

1892

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