Gael

[ geyl ]
/ geɪl /

noun

a Scottish Celt or Highlander.
a Gaelic-speaking Celt.

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Origin of Gael

1590–1600; < Scots Gaelic Gaidheal, Old Irish Goidel

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British Dictionary definitions for gael

Gael
/ (ɡeɪl) /

noun

a person who speaks a Gaelic language, esp a Highland Scot or an Irishman

Derived forms of Gael

Gaeldom, noun

Word Origin for Gael

C19: from Gaelic Gaidheal; related to Old Irish goidel, Old Welsh gwyddel Irishman
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