Meaning of OSCAN in English

/os"keuhn/ , n.

1. one of an ancient people of south-central Italy.

2. the Indo-European, probably Italic, language of the Oscans, written in an alphabet derived from the Etruscan.


3. of or pertaining to the Oscans or their language.

[ 1590-1600; L Osc(i) the Oscans + -AN 1 ]

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