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 (lŏm′bərd, -bärd′, lŭm′-)
1. A member of a Germanic people that invaded northern Italy in the sixth century ad and established a kingdom in the Po River valley. Also called Langobard.
a. A native or inhabitant of Lombardy.
b. Any of a group of Romance languages spoken in Lombardy and adjacent regions and closely related to Provençal, Romansh, Franco-Provençal, and French.
3. A banker or moneylender.

[Middle English Lumbarde, from Old French lombard, from Old Italian lombardo, from Medieval Latin lombardus, from Latin Langobardus, Longobardus; see del- in Indo-European roots. Sense 3, from the prominence of Lombards in 13th-century banking.]

Lom·bar′dic (-bär′dĭk) adj.
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The National Museum of Wales are keen to acquire this item, which has Lombardic lettering indicating that it dates back to the 13th or early 14th century.
Maitland then moved from analysis to history, broaching the medieval Treuhand of Lombardic succession law as a possible precedent or parallel.
There are examples of written-out ornamental figuration, including the descending four sixteenth-note ornament typical of Giovanni Gabrieli, but also other sixteenth-note figures and lombardic note pairs.