Indo-European languages

plural noun

Definition of Indo-European languages

: a family of languages comprising those spoken in most of Europe and in the parts of the world colonized by Europeans since 1500 and also in Persia, the subcontinent of India, and some other parts of Asia
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First Known Use of Indo-European languages

1843, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Indo-European languages was in 1843

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“Indo-European languages.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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