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Etruscan

adjective Etrus·can \ i-ˈtrə-skən \

Definition of Etruscan

: of, relating to, or characteristic of Etruria, the Etruscans, or the Etruscan language

Origin and Etymology of etruscan

Latin etruscus; akin to Latin Etruria, ancient country


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Etruscan

noun

Definition of Etruscan

1 : a native or inhabitant of ancient Etruria
2 : the language of the Etruscans which is of uncertain affiliation

First Known Use of etruscan

1563


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