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Cym·​ric ˈkəm-rik How to pronounce Cymric (audio) ˈkim- How to pronounce Cymric (audio)
variants or less commonly Kymric
: of, relating to, or characteristic of the non-Gaelic Celtic people of Britain or their language
specifically : welsh


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variants or less commonly Kymric
: brythonic
specifically : the Welsh language

Examples of Cymric in a Sentence

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Spills in Chevron’s Cymric oil field had gushed more than 6 million gallons of wastewater and crude as of last June, but the settlement covers only 2 million gallons spilled from unidentified Kern County Chevron operations. Janet Wilson, ProPublica, 22 Mar. 2024
Chevron officials, for instance, were part of the team that responded to and probed the causes of last summer’s Cymric 1Y spill. ProPublica, 18 Sep. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use


1838, in the meaning defined above


1875, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Cymric was in 1838

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“Cymric.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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