Ostrogoth

noun

Os·​tro·​goth ˈä-strə-ˌgäth How to pronounce Ostrogoth (audio)
: a member of the eastern division of the Goths
Ostrogothic adjective

Word History

Etymology

Middle English, from Late Latin Ostrogothi, plural

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Ostrogoth was in the 14th century

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“Ostrogoth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ostrogoth. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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