adjective Bal·tic \ˈbȯl-tik\

Definition of Baltic

  1. 1 :  of or relating to the Baltic Sea or to the states of Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia

  2. 2 :  of or relating to a branch of the Indo-European language family containing Latvian, Lithuanian, and Old Prussian — see indo-european languages table

Origin and Etymology of baltic

Medieval Latin (mare) balticum Baltic Sea

First Known Use: circa 1590

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