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Old Prussian

a Baltic language extinct since the 17th century.
Abbreviation: OPruss.
Origin of Old Prussian
First recorded in 1870-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • In Old Prussian, thunder was percunos, and in Lettish to the present day pérkons is thunder, god of thunder.

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Old Prussian

the former language of the non-German Prussians, belonging to the Baltic branch of the Indo-European family: extinct by 1700
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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