Le·​mo·​si | \ ˌleməˈzē, -əˈsē \
variants: or Limosi \ ˌlim-​ \
plural -s

Definition of Lemosi

1 : the langue d'oc in the Iberian peninsula
2 : the written literary speech in the Catalan region before it was felt to be different from Provençal

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History and Etymology for Lemosi

Catalan llemosí, probably from (assumed) Vulgar Latin lemovicensis of the Lemovices, from Latin Lemovices, a Gallic people inhabiting what is now the region of Limousin in west central France

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“Lemosi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lemosi. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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