from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The Romance language formerly spoken in and around Provence and Roussillon, developing into Provençal.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The dialect, closely akin to French, formerly spoken south of the Loire (in which the word for “yes” was oc); Provençal.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A Romance dialect spoken in France south of the Loire in the middle ages.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. medieval provincial dialects of French formerly spoken in the south of France
French, from Old French : langue, language; see language + de, of (from Latin dē; see de-) + Old Provençal oc, yes; see Occitan.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)