Pictish

[pik-tish]
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noun

the language of the Picts, apparently a Celtic language.

adjective

of or relating to the Picts.

Origin of Pictish

First recorded in 1700–10; Pict + -ish1
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Pictish

noun

the language of the Picts, of which few records survive. Its origins are much disputed and it was extinct by about 900 ad

adjective

of or relating to the Picts
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