noun Date: 1896 a subgroup of Indo-European languages consisting of the Baltic and the Slavic branches — see Indo-European languages table

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  • Balto-Slavic peoples — The term Balto Slavic peoples is used [April M. S. McMahon Understanding Language Change , Cambridge University Press 1994, [ lr= id=rzisNDnvupUC oi=fnd pg=PA1 dq=balto slavic ots=tQhIxdItQr sig=S PSNc… …   Wikipedia

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