Ostrogoth

noun
Os·​tro·​goth | \ ˈä-strə-ˌgäth How to pronounce Ostrogoth (audio) \

Definition of Ostrogoth

: a member of the eastern division of the Goths

Other Words from Ostrogoth

Ostrogothic \ ˌä-​strə-​ˈgä-​thik How to pronounce Ostrogoth (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of Ostrogoth

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Ostrogoth

Middle English, from Late Latin Ostrogothi, plural

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“Ostrogoth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ostrogoth. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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