Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An ancient Celtic Briton. No longer in scholarly use.
  • n. A member of a Brittonic-speaking people. No longer in scholarly use.

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  • n. A (historical) Briton: a member of that people that spoke Brythonic languages.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In ethnography, a Briton of Wales, Cornwall, or ancient Cambria, as distinct from a Gadhelic Celt.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Welsh, from Latin Brittonēs, Britons; see Briton.

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Welsh.

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