Etruscan E*trus"can, n. [L. Etruscus.] Of or relating to Etruria. -- n. A native or inhabitant of Etruria. [1913 Webster]

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  • Etruscan — may refer to:Etruscans* Etruscan alphabet * Etruscan architecture * Etruscan chariot * Etruscan cities * Etruscan civilization * Etruscan history * Etruscan jewelry * Etruscan language * Etruscan mythology * Etruscan numerals * Etruscan Sibyl *… …   Wikipedia

  • Etruscan — 1706, from L. Etruscus an Etruscan, from Etruria, ancient name of Tuscany, of uncertain origin, but containing an element that might mean water (see BASQUE (Cf. Basque)) and which could be a reference to the rivers in the region …   Etymology dictionary

  • Etruscan — ► NOUN 1) a person from Etruria, an ancient Italian state that was at its height c.500 BC. 2) the language of Etruria. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to Etruria. ORIGIN from Latin Etruscus …   English terms dictionary

  • Etruscan — [i troor′ē əni trus′kən] adj. [< L Etruscus < ? Etr * etrsco ] of Etruria or its people, language, or culture n. 1. a person born or living in Etruria 2. the language of the ancient Etruscans: it is not known to be related to any other… …   English World dictionary

  • Etruscan — /i trus keuhn/, adj. 1. pertaining to Etruria, its inhabitants, civilization, art, or language. n. 2. an inhabitant of ancient Etruria. 3. the extinct language of Etruria, not known to be related to any other language. Abbr.: Etr. Also, Etrurian… …   Universalium

  • Etruscan — I. adjective Etymology: Latin etruscus; akin to Latin Etruria, ancient country Date: 1584 of, relating to, or characteristic of Etruria, the Etruscans, or the Etruscan language II. noun Date: 1584 1. the language of the Etruscans which is of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Etruscan — 1. adjective Of or pertaining to the region and culture of Etruria, a pre Roman civilization in Italy. 2. noun a) An inhabitant of ancient Etruria. b) The extinct …   Wiktionary

  • Etruscan — ISO 639 3 Code : ett ISO 639 2/B Code : ISO 639 2/T Code : ISO 639 1 Code : Scope : Individual Language Type : Ancient …   Names of Languages ISO 639-3

  • Etruscan — E·trus·can || ɪ trÊŒskÉ™n adj. of or pertaining to Etruria; of or pertaining to the inhabitants of Etruria; of or pertaining to the culture or language of Etruria n. inhabitant of Etruria …   English contemporary dictionary

  • etruscan — 1) recusant 2) centaurs …   Anagrams dictionary

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