Pict

noun

: a member of a people of the north of Scotland who are first noted in historical records in the late third century and who became amalgamated with the Scots in the mid-eighth century
Pictish adjective or noun

Word History

Etymology

Middle English Pictes, plural, Picts, from Old English Pihtas, from Late Latin Picti

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Pict was before the 12th century

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Cite this Entry

“Pict.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pict. Accessed 26 Jan. 2023.

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