Visigoth

noun

Vis·​i·​goth ˈvi-zə-ˌgäth How to pronounce Visigoth (audio)
: a member of the western division of the Goths
Visigothic adjective

Word History

Etymology

Late Latin Visigothi, plural

First Known Use

1597, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Visigoth was in 1597

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“Visigoth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Visigoth. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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