Samnite

noun
Sam·​nite | \ ˈsam-ˌnīt How to pronounce Samnite (audio) \

Definition of Samnite

: a member of an ancient people of central Italy

First Known Use of Samnite

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Samnite

Samnium, Italy

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“Samnite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Samnite. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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