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langue d'oc

[lahng dawk]
noun
  1. the Romance language of medieval southern France: developed into modern Provençal.
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Origin of langue d'oc

1700–10; < French: language of oc, yes < Latin hōc (ille fēcit) this (he did); cf. Occitan
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British Dictionary definitions for langue d'oc

langue d'oc

noun
  1. the group of medieval French dialects spoken in S France: often regarded as including ProvençalCompare langue d'oïl
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Word Origin

literally: language of oc (the Provençal form for yes), ultimately from Latin hoc this
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