[ sal-ik, sey-lik ]
/ ˈsæl ɪk, ˈseɪ lɪk /
of or relating to the Salian Franks.
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Origin of Salic
1540–50; <Medieval Latin Salicus,
equivalent to Late Latin Sal
) (plural) tribal name + -icus-ic
Words nearby Salic
, Salic law
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022
How to use Salic in a sentence
I say, that unluckily there exists in France a law they call the Salic law, which destroys all our pretensions.
Then, for 240 years your ancestors had already had a right to the throne before the Salic law was invented.
This circumstance greatly disturbed the kings mind; he observed, that the Salic law had made no provision for such a case.
Then we talked of intervention in Spain, then of the Salic Law and in fact of everything that is occupying people just now.
British Dictionary definitions for Salic (1 of 2)
(of rocks and minerals) having a high content of silica and alumina
Word Origin for salic
C20: from s (ilica) + al (umina) + -ic
British Dictionary definitions for Salic (2 of 2)
of or relating to the Salian Franks or the Salic law
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