Belgae

plural noun
Bel·​gae | \ˈbel-ˌgī, -ˌjē\

Definition of Belgae 

: a people occupying parts of northern Gaul and Britain in Caesar's time

Other Words from Belgae

Belgic \ˈbel-​jik \ adjective

First Known Use of Belgae

1573, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Belgae

Latin, plural of Belga

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Belgae

Dictionary Entries near Belgae

belfry

Belg

belga

Belgae

belgard

Belgian

Belgian block

Statistics for Belgae

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for Belgae

The first known use of Belgae was in 1573

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on Belgae

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with Belgae

Comments on Belgae

What made you want to look up Belgae? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

the figure or shape of a crescent moon

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Late Autumn 2018 Words of the Day Quiz

  • frosted-autumn-leaves
  • Which is a synonym of yahoo?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!