Oscan

noun

Os·​can ˈä-skən How to pronounce Oscan (audio)
1
: a member of a people of ancient Italy occupying Campania
2
: the language of the Oscan people see Indo-European Languages Table

Word History

Etymology

Latin Oscus

First Known Use

1740, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Oscan was in 1740

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“Oscan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Oscan. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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