variants or Faroese
plural Faeroese or Faroese
: a member of the people inhabiting the Faeroe Islands
: the North Germanic language of the Faeroese people
Faeroese adjective
or Faroese

Word History

First Known Use

1854, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Faeroese was in 1854

Dictionary Entries Near Faeroese

Cite this Entry

“Faeroese.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Faeroese. Accessed 2 Jun. 2023.

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