Indo-European

adjective
In·​do-Eu·​ro·​pe·​an | \ ˌin-dō-ˌyu̇r-ə-ˈpē-ən How to pronounce Indo-European (audio) \

Definition of Indo-European

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of, relating to, or constituting the Indo-European languages

Indo-European

noun

Definition of Indo-European (Entry 2 of 2)

1a : a member of the people speaking an unrecorded prehistoric language from which the Indo-European languages are descended
b : this language

First Known Use of Indo-European

Adjective

1813, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1832, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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The first known use of Indo-European was in 1813

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“Indo-European.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Indo-European. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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