What does CELT mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Celt, Kelt(noun)

    a member of a European people who once occupied Britain and Spain and Gaul prior to Roman times


  1. Celt(ProperNoun)

    the ancient peoples of Western Europe, called by the Romans Celtu00E6

  2. Celt(ProperNoun)

    the modern speakers of Celtic languages

  3. celt(Noun)

    a prehistoric chisel-bladed tool

  4. Origin: From Latin celtis ‘chisel’.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Celt(noun)

    one of an ancient race of people, who formerly inhabited a great part of Central and Western Europe, and whose descendants at the present day occupy Ireland, Wales, the Highlands of Scotland, and the northern shores of France

  2. Celt(noun)

    a weapon or implement of stone or metal, found in the tumuli, or barrows, of the early Celtic nations

  3. Origin: [LL. celts a chisel.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Celt

    selt, n. a cutting instrument of stone or bronze found in ancient barrows. [Founded on Celte, perh. a misreading for certe ('surely'), in the Vulgate, Job, xix. 24, there being apparently no such Latin word as celtes, a chisel.]

  2. Celt

    selt, n. one of the Celts, an Aryan race, now represented by the Bretons, the Welsh, the Irish, and the Scottish Highlanders—also Kelt.—adj. Celt′ic.—ns. Celt′icism, a Celtic idiom or custom; Celtomā′nia. [L. Celtæ; Gr. Keltoi or Keltai.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of CELT in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of CELT in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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