- the Romance language of medieval southern France: developed into modern Provençal.
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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- the group of medieval French dialects spoken in S France: often regarded as including ProvençalCompare langue d'oïl
literally: language of oc (the Provençal form for yes), ultimately from Latin hoc this