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adjective, noun
  1. Indo-European (no longer current).
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Origin of Indo-Germanic

First recorded in 1825–35
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Examples from the Web for indo-germanic

Historical Examples

  • That is, they are both descended from the same Indo-Germanic original.

    The Romance of Words (4th ed.)

    Ernest Weekley

  • Herein, of course, is expressed the character of Indo-Germanic peoples.

  • The signs of the persons are considered to be eminently Indo-Germanic.

  • That the Armenian language has Indo-Germanic elements is undoubted.

  • To this group he reads his paper on the Indo-Germanic Factor.

British Dictionary definitions for indo-germanic


adjective, noun
  1. obsolete another term for Indo-European
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