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Goidelic

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adjective Goi·del·ic \gȯi-ˈde-lik\

Definition of Goidelic

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or characteristic of the Gaels

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or constituting Goidelic

Origin and Etymology of goidelic

Middle Irish Goídel Gael, Irishman


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Goidelic

noun Goi·del·ic

Definition of Goidelic

  1. :  the branch of the Celtic languages that includes Irish, Scottish Gaelic, and Manx — see indo-european languages table

First Known Use of goidelic

1882

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