Definitions for oscanˈɒs kən
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an Italic language spoken in much of central and S Italy: gradually supplanted by Latin after the absorption of the area by Rome in the 3rd century b.c.
a member of any of the Oscan-speaking peoples of ancient Italy.
(adj.)of or pertaining to Oscan or its speakers.
Origin of Oscan:
1590–1600; L Osc(ī) the Oscans + -an1
an Oscan-speaking member of an ancient people of Campania
an extinct Italic language of ancient southern Italy
A member of an ancient group of Italic-speaking peoples of Campania (the Osci).
Of or pertaining to the Oscan language or Oscan people, or their writing system.
The language of the Oscan people.
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