Definitions for etruscanɪˈtrʌs kən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

E•trus•canɪˈtrʌs kən(n.)

  1. a member of a people inhabiting ancient Etruria, whose civilization flourished c700–400 b.c. : subsequently dominated and absorbed by the Romans.

    Category: Peoples, Ancient History

  2. the extinct language of the Etruscans.

    Category: Peoples

  3. (adj.)of or pertaining to Etruria, the Etruscans, or their language.

    Category: Peoples

    Ref: Abbr.: Etr.

Origin of Etruscan:

1700–10; < L Etrusc(us) of Etruria + -an1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Etruscan(noun)

    a native or inhabitant of ancient Etruria; the Etruscans influenced the Romans (who had suppressed them by about 200 BC)


  1. Etruscan(Noun)

    An inhabitant of ancient Etruria.

  2. Etruscan(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the region and culture of Etruria, a pre-Roman civilization in Italy.

  3. Etruscan(ProperNoun)

    The extinct language of Etruria, which has no known relation to any other language.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Etruscan(noun)

    of or relating to Etruria

  2. Etruscan(noun)

    a native or inhabitant of Etruria


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