noun Al·e·man·nic \ˌa-lə-ˈma-nik\

Definition of Alemannic

  1. :  the group of dialects of German spoken in Alsace, Switzerland, and southwestern Germany

Origin and Etymology of alemannic

ultimately from Late Latin Alemanni, Alamanni a confederation of Germanic tribes, from Germanic *ala- all + *mann- man — more at all, man

First Known Use: circa 1797

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