Faliscan


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Fa·lis·can

 (fə-lĭs′kən)
n.
1. A member of an ancient Italic people of southern Etruria.
2. The language of this people, closely related to Latin and known from place and personal names and from inscriptions.
adj.
Of or relating to the Faliscans or their language or culture.

[From Latin Faliscus, from Faleriī, a city of ancient Etruria.]

Faliscan

(fəˈlɪskən)
n
1. (Languages) an ancient language of Italy, spoken in the area north of the Tiber. It was closely related to Latin, which displaced it before 200 bc
2. (Historical Terms) an ancient language of Italy, spoken in the area north of the Tiber. It was closely related to Latin, which displaced it before 200 bc
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