Old Prussian

noun

Definition of Old Prussian

: a Baltic language used in East Prussia until the 17th century — see Indo-European Languages Table

First Known Use of Old Prussian

1841, in the meaning defined above

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“Old Prussian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Old%20Prussian. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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