Definitions for vandalic-ˈdæl ɪk
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(cap.) a member of a Germanic people who shortly after a.d. 400 moved from E Europe through Gaul and Spain to Africa, established a kingdom there, and raided the W Mediterranean by sea, sacking Rome in 455.
a person who willfully or ignorantly destroys or mars public or private property.
Origin of vandal:
1545–55; < LL Vandalus, Latinized tribal name
Of or pertaining to the Vandals (a Germanic tribe)
An extinct East Germanic language, probably closely related to the Gothic language.
Having the nature of vandalism.
of or pertaining to the Vandals; resembling the Vandals in barbarism and destructiveness
Vandalic was a Germanic language probably closely related to Gothic. The Vandals, Hasdingi and Silingi established themselves in Gallaecia and in Southern Spain, following other Germanic and non-Germanic peoples, before moving to North Africa in AD 429.
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