langue d'oc

[lahng dawk]
the Romance language of medieval southern France: developed into modern Provençal.

1700–10; < French: language of oc, yes < Latin hōc (ille fēcit) this (he did); cf. Occitan Unabridged
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langue d'oc (lɑ̃ɡ dɔk)
Compare langue d'oïl the group of medieval French dialects spoken in S France: often regarded as including Provençal
[literally: language of oc (the Provençal form for yes), ultimately from Latin hoc this]

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