Old Prussian


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

Word History

First Known Use

1841, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Old Prussian was in 1841

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“Old Prussian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Old%20Prussian. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

Old Prussian

Old Prus·​sian
: a language used until the 1600s in a region of northeastern Europe that borders the Baltic Sea
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