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Faliscan

[ fuh-lis-kuhn ]
/ fəˈlɪs kən /
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noun, plural Fa·lis·cans, (especially collectively) Fa·lis·can for 1.
a member of an ancient people who inhabited southern Etruria.
the Italic language spoken by this people, closely related to Latin.
adjective
of or relating to the Faliscans or their language.
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Origin of Faliscan

1590–1600; <Latin Falisc(us) of Falerii, major city of the Faliscans + -an
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British Dictionary definitions for Faliscan

Faliscan
/ (fəˈlɪskən) /

noun
an ancient language of Italy, spoken in the area north of the Tiber. It was closely related to Latin, which displaced it before 200 bc
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