Armorican

Armorican
Armoric Ar*mor"ic, Armorican Ar*mor"i*can, a. [L. Armoricus, fr. Celtic ar on, at + mor sea.] Of or pertaining to the northwestern part of France (formerly called Armorica, now Bretagne or Brittany), or to its people. -- n. The language of the Armoricans, a Celtic dialect which has remained to the present times. [1913 Webster]

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  • Armorican — Ar*mor i*can, n. A native of Armorica. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Armorican — [är môr′i kən] adj. of Armorica or its people, language, or culture n. 1. a person born or living in Armorica 2. the language of Armorica; Breton: Also Armoric [är môr′ik] …   English World dictionary

  • Armorican — or Armoric noun Date: 1606 a native or inhabitant of Armorica; especially Breton • Armorican or Armoric adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Armorican (cattle) — Armorican cattle are a French breed of cattle. They are a multi purpose crossbreed developed in Brittany in the late 19th century. They are red pied with short horns. History This breed derives from a 19th Century cross which included Froment du… …   Wikipedia

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  • Armorican — /ahr mawr i keuhn, mor /, adj. 1. of or pertaining to Armorica. n. 2. a native of Armorica. 3. Breton (def. 2). Also Armoric. [ARMORIC(A) + AN] * * * …   Universalium

  • Armorican — n. native or inhabitant of Armorica; Breton adj. of or pertaining to Armorica; relating to Brittany (France) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Armorican — [α: mɒrɪk(ə)n] adjective 1》 relating to Armorica, an ancient region of NW France. 2》 Geology another term for Hercynian …   English new terms dictionary

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