Visigoth

noun
Vis·​i·​goth | \ ˈvi-zə-ˌgäth How to pronounce Visigoth (audio) \

Definition of Visigoth

: a member of the western division of the Goths

Other Words from Visigoth

Visigothic \ ˌvi-​zə-​ˈgä-​thik How to pronounce Visigoth (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of Visigoth

1597, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Visigoth

Late Latin Visigothi, plural

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“Visigoth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Visigoth. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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