Britannic

[bri-tan-ik]

Origin of Britannic

From the Latin word Britannicus, dating back to 1635–45. See Britannia, -ic
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Britannic

adjective
  1. of Britain; British (esp in the phrases His or Her Britannic Majesty)
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Word Origin and History for britannic

Britannic

adj.

1640s, from Latin Britannicus (see Britain).

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