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Variant of Celt.
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(Animals) a salmon that has recently spawned and is usually in poor condition
[C14: of unknown origin]
(Peoples) a variant of Celt
ˈKelticist, ˈKeltist n
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a salmon that has spawned.
[1300–50; Middle English (north)]
Kelt′ic, n., adj.
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|Noun||1.||Kelt - a member of a European people who once occupied Britain and Spain and Gaul prior to Roman times|
European - a native or inhabitant of Europe
Gael - a Gaelic-speaking Celt in Ireland or Scotland or the Isle of Man
Briton - an inhabitant of southern Britain prior to the Anglo-Saxon invasions
Gaul - a Celt of ancient Gaul
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