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Indo–European

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adjective In·do–Eu·ro·pe·an \ˌin-dō-ˌyu̇r-ə-ˈpē-ən\

Definition of Indo–European

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

First Known Use of indo–european

1813


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Indo–European

noun In·do–Eu·ro·pe·an

Definition of Indo–European

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

  2. 2 :  indo-european languages

First Known Use of indo–european

1832


INDO–EUROPEAN Defined for English Language Learners

Indo-European

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Definition of Indo–European for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to a group of languages that includes many of the languages spoken in Europe, in the parts of the world colonized by Europeans, and in parts of Asia

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