Meaning of OCCITAN in English


ˈäksəˌtan noun

( -s )

Usage: capitalized

Etymology: French, from Medieval Latin occitanus , from Old Provençal oc yes (contrasted with Old French oïl yes) + Medieval Latin -itanus (perhaps as in aquitanus of Aquitaine)

: a Romance language spoken in southern France — compare provençale 2 in the Dict

• occitan adjective , usually capitalized

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