Silures

noun
Sil·​u·​res | \ ˈsil-yə-ˌrēz How to pronounce Silures (audio) \

Definition of Silures

: a people of ancient Britain described by Tacitus as occupying chiefly southern Wales

First Known Use of Silures

1581, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Silures

Latin

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The first known use of Silures was in 1581

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silty clay loam

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“Silures.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Silures. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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