Venetic

noun
Ve·​net·​ic | \ və-ˈne-tik How to pronounce Venetic (audio) \

Definition of Venetic

: the language of the ancient Veneti of Italy — see Indo-European Languages Table

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Venetic adjective

First Known Use of Venetic

1902, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Venetic

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

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The first known use of Venetic was in 1902

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

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