Occitan

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noun Oc·ci·tan \ˈäk-sə-ˌtan\

Definition of Occitan

  1. :  a Romance language spoken in southern France

Occitan

adjective

Origin and Etymology of occitan

French, from Medieval Latin occitanus, from Old Occitan oc yes (contrasted with Old French oïl yes) + Medieval Latin -itanus (perhaps as in aquitanus of Aquitaine)


First Known Use: 1958


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