Catalan

noun
Cat·​a·​lan | \ ˈka-tə-lən How to pronounce Catalan (audio) , -ˌlan \

Definition of Catalan

1 : a native or inhabitant of Catalonia
2 : the Romance language of Catalonia, Valencia, Andorra, and the Balearic islands

Other Words from Catalan

Catalan adjective

First Known Use of Catalan

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Catalan

Spanish catalán

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“Catalan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Catalan. Accessed 10 May. 2021.

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