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Etruscan

[ ih-truhs-kuhn ]
/ ɪˈtrʌs kən /
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adjective
pertaining to Etruria, its inhabitants, civilization, art, or language.
noun
an inhabitant of ancient Etruria.
the extinct language of Etruria, not known to be related to any other language. Abbreviation: Etr.
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Also E·tru·ri·an [ih-troor-ee-uhn]. /ɪˈtrʊər i ən/.

Origin of Etruscan

1700–10; <Latin Etrusc(us) of Etruria + -an
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British Dictionary definitions for Etruscan

Etruscan

Etrurian (ɪˈtrʊərɪən)

/ (ɪˈtrʌskən) /

noun
a member of an ancient people of central Italy whose civilization influenced the Romans, who had suppressed them by about 200 bc
the non-Indo-European language of the ancient Etruscans, whose few surviving records have not been fully interpreted
adjective
of, relating to, or characteristic of Etruria, the Etruscans, their culture, or their language
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