Ve·​net·​ic və-ˈne-tik How to pronounce Venetic (audio)
: the language of the ancient Veneti of Italy see Indo-European Languages Table
Venetic adjective

Word History


borrowed from Latin Veneticus "pertaining to the Veneti (of Gaul)," from Venetī + -icus -ic entry 1

First Known Use

1902, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Venetic was in 1902

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Cite this Entry

“Venetic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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