Basque

Borrowed from French basque, from Gascon Occitan basc, from Latin Vascō, Vascōnēs pl, a Roman era tribe in the Franco-Cantabrian region of southern Europe who were ancestors of the current Basque population. Cognate to Gascon; see Gascony for details.

See also: basque

English

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Etymology

Pronunciation

Noun

Basque (plural Basques)

  1. A member of a people living in the western Pyrenees and the Bay of Biscay in France and Spain.

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Proper noun

Basque

  1. The language of the Basque people.
    Synonyms: Euskara, Uskara

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Adjective

Basque (not comparable)

  1. Relating to the Basque people or their language.

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French

Etymology

See basque.

Pronunciation

Noun

Basque m or f by sense (plural Basques)

  1. Basque (person of either gender)