Etruscan

adjective
Etrus·​can | \ i-ˈtrə-skən How to pronounce Etruscan (audio) \

Definition of Etruscan

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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

Etruscan

noun

Definition of Etruscan (Entry 2 of 2)

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

First Known Use of Etruscan

Adjective

1563, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1563, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Etruscan

Adjective

Latin etruscus; akin to Latin Etruria, ancient country

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The first known use of Etruscan was in 1563

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“Etruscan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Etruscan. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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