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1. Any of the vernacular and literary Indic languages recorded from the third century bc to the fourth century ad, as opposed to Sanskrit.
2. Any of the modern Indic languages.
[Sanskrit prākṛtam, from neuter sing. of prākṛta-, natural, vulgar, vernacular : pra-, before, forward; see per in Indo-European roots + karoti, he makes; see Sanskrit.]
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|Adj.||1.||Prakritic - of or relating to Prakrit|