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Occitan

noun Oc·ci·tan \ˈäk-sə-ˌtan\

Definition of OCCITAN

:  a Romance language spoken in southern France
Occitan adjective

Origin of OCCITAN

French, from Medieval Latin occitanus, from Old Occitan oc yes (contrasted with Old French oïl yes) + Medieval Latin -itanus (perhaps as in aquitanus of Aquitaine)
First Known Use: 1958

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