Oscan

noun
Os·​can | \ ˈä-skən How to pronounce Oscan (audio) \

Definition of Oscan

1 : a member of a people of ancient Italy occupying Campania
2 : the language of the Oscan people — see Indo-European Languages Table

First Known Use of Oscan

1740, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Oscan

Latin Oscus

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“Oscan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Oscan. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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