Thra·​cian ˈthrā-shən How to pronounce Thracian (audio)
: a native or inhabitant of Thrace
: the Indo-European language of the ancient Thracians see Indo-European Languages Table
Thracian adjective

Word History

First Known Use

1565, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of Thracian was in 1565

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“Thracian.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

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