noun Etymology: Latin Celtae, plural, from Greek Keltoi Date: 1550 1. a member of a division of the early Indo-European peoples distributed from the British Isles and Spain to Asia Minor 2. a modern Gael, Highland Scot, Irishman, Welshman, Cornishman, or Breton

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  • celt — CELT, Ă, celţi, te, s.m. şi f., adj. 1. s.m. şi f. Persoană făcând parte dintr o veche populaţie europeană care a locuit în Galia (de unde s a extins apoi şi în alte regiuni); gal1. 2. adj. Celtic. – Din fr. Celtes. Trimis de valeriu, 03.03.2003 …   Dicționar Român

  • Celt — Celt, n. [LL. celts a chisel.] (Arch[ae]ol.) A weapon or implement of stone or metal, found in the tumuli, or barrows, of the early Celtic nations. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Celt — c.1600, from L. Celta, singular of Celtæ, from Gk. Keltoi, Herodotus word for the Gauls (who were also called Galatai). Used by the Romans of continental Gauls but apparently not of the British Celtic tribes …   Etymology dictionary

  • Celt — (nord. Ant.), so v.w. Framea …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Celt — (Kelt), Axt oder Beil aus vorhistorischer Zeit, s. Steinzeit und Metallzeit …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Celt — Celt, vorgeschichtliches Werkzeug (Axt, Beil, Meißel) mit schmaler Schneide, meist aus Bronze (Flach C., Schaft , Absatz C. oder Paalstäbe; Schaftlappen C.; Hohl oder Tüllen C.). [Tafel: Urgeschichte.] …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Celt — [kelt, selt] n [Date: 1500 1600; : French; Origin: Celte, from Latin Celtae (plural)] a member of a race of people who lived in ancient Britain and Western Europe before the Romans came, or a person living now whose ↑ancestors were members of… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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