What does gallic mean?

Definitions for gallicˈgæl ɪk

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word gallic.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Gallic(adj)

    of or pertaining to Gaul or the Gauls

    "Ancient Gallic dialects"; "Gallic migrations"; "the Gallic Wars"

  2. French, Gallic(adj)

    of or pertaining to France or the people of France

    "French cooking"; "a Gallic shrug"


  1. Gallic(Adjective)

    Of or relating to Gaul or France.

  2. gallic(Adjective)

    Of, pertaining to, or derived from galls

  3. gallic(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to gallic acid or its derivatives

  4. Origin: From Gallicus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gallic(adj)

    pertaining to, or containing, gallium

  2. Gallic(adj)

    pertaining to, or derived from, galls, nutgalls, and the like

  3. Gallic(adj)

    pertaining to Gaul or France; Gallican

  4. Origin: [L. Gallicus belonging to the Gauls, fr. Galli the Gauls, Gallia Gaul, now France: cf. F. gallique.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Gallic

    gal′ik, adj. pertaining to Gaul or France.—adj. Gall′ican, of or pertaining to France: esp. pertaining to the Roman Catholic Church in France.—n. one holding Gallican doctrines.—n. Gall′icanism, the spirit of nationalism within the French Church—as opposed to Ultramontanism, or the absolute subjection of everything to the personal authority of the pope.—adv. Gallice (gal′i-sē), in French.—n. Gall′icism, the use in English or any other language of a word or idiom peculiar to the French.—vs.t. Gall′icīze, Gall′icīse, to make French in opinions, habits, &c. [L. GallicusGallia, Gaul.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gallic in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gallic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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