Getae

plural noun Ge·tae \ˈjēˌtē, ˈgeˌtī\
variants: less commonly

Getai

\ˈgeˌtī\

Definition of Getae

  1. 1 :  a people of ancient times that lived in the region corresponding approximately to eastern Bulgaria, the Dobruja, Walachia, Moldavia, and Bessarabia

  2. 2 :  all the northern Thracian peoples, of whom the Dacians and Getae were the two main elements

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of getae

Latin & Greek; Latin Getae, from Greek Getai


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Getae? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

feeling or affected by lethargy

Get Word of the Day daily email!