Balt

noun
\ˈbȯlt \

Definition of Balt 

: a native or inhabitant of Lithuania, Latvia, or Estonia

First Known Use of Balt

1902, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Balt

Medieval Latin Balthae Balts

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