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Webster 1913 Edition


Celtic

Celt′ic

(sĕlt′ĭk; kĕlt′ĭk)
,
Adj.
[L.
Celticus
, Gr.
Κελτικός
. See
Celt
.]
Of or pertaining to the Celts;
as,
Celtic
people, tribes, literature, tongue
.
[Written also
Keltic
.]

Celt′ic

,
Noun.
The language of the Celts.
☞ The remains of the old Celtic language are found in the Gaelic, the Erse or Irish; the Manx, and the Welsh and its cognate dialects Cornish and Bas Breton.

Webster 1828 Edition


Celtic

CELTIC

,
Adj.
Pertaining to the primitive inhabitants of the South and West of Europe, or to the early inhabitants of Italy, Gaul, Spain and Britain. We say, Celtic nations; Celtic customs; Celtic origin.

CELTIC

,
Noun.
The language of the Celts.

Definition 2021


Celtic

Celtic

English

Proper noun

Celtic

  1. A branch of the Indo-European languages that was spread widely over western and central Europe in the pre-Christian era.
  2. Any one of several sports teams. See Wikipedia for a list.

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  • Category:Terms derived from Celtic languages

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Celtic (not comparable)

  1. Of the Celts; Of the style of the Celts

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