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Faliscan

[fuh-lis-kuh n] /fəˈlɪs kən/
noun, plural Faliscans (especially collectively) Faliscan for 1.
1.
a member of an ancient people who inhabited southern Etruria.
2.
the Italic language spoken by this people, closely related to Latin.
adjective
3.
of or relating to the Faliscans or their language.
Origin of Faliscan
1590-1600
1590-1600; < Latin Falisc(us) of Falerii, major city of the Faliscans + -an
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Faliscan

/fəˈlɪskən/
noun
1.
an ancient language of Italy, spoken in the area north of the Tiber. It was closely related to Latin, which displaced it before 200 bc
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