Sil·​u·​res ˈsil-yə-ˌrēz How to pronounce Silures (audio)
: a people of ancient Britain described by Tacitus as occupying chiefly southern Wales

Word History



First Known Use

1581, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Silures was in 1581

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“Silures.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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