adjective Etymology: Medieval Latin (mare) balticum Baltic Sea Date: circa 1590 1. of or relating to the Baltic Sea or to the states of Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia 2. of or relating to a branch of the Indo-European language family containing Latvian, Lithuanian, and Old Prussian — see Indo-European languages table

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