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1. A Gaelic-speaking Celt of Scotland, Ireland, or the Isle of Man.
2. A Scottish Highlander.
[Scottish Gaelic Gaidheal and Irish Gaelic Gael, both from Old Irish Goídil; see Goidelic.]
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(Peoples) a person who speaks a Gaelic language, esp a Highland Scot or an Irishman
[C19: from Gaelic Gaidheal; related to Old Irish goidel, Old Welsh gwyddel Irishman]
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1. a native or inhabitant of the Highlands of Scotland, esp. one speaking Scottish Gaelic.
2. any inhabitant of Scotland or Ireland speaking Irish or Scottish Gaelic, or a language ancestral to these.
[1590–1600; < Scottish Gaelic Gaidheal, Old Irish Goidel]
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Gael[geɪl] N → gaélico/a m/f
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