noun a member of the eastern branch of the Goths, who conquered Italy in the 5th–6th centuries AD.
Ostrogothic adjective
from late L. Ostrogothi (plural), from the Gmc base of east + late L. Gothi 'Goths'.

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  • ostrogoth — ostrogoth, gothe [ ɔstrɔgo; ostrogo, gɔt ] n. et adj. • XIXe; ostrogot 1668 fig.; bas lat. ostrogothus, n. d une tribu des Goths, du germ. ost « est » et goth 1 ♦ Hist. Habitant de la partie orientale des territoires occupés par les Goths. Les… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Ostrogoth — Os tro*goth, prop. n. [L. Ostrogothi, pl. See {East}, and {Goth}.] One of the Eastern Goths. See {Goth}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ostrogoth — c.1600, the East Goths, who conquered Italy late 5c. and established, under Theodric, a kingdom there that lasted from 493 to 555 C.E., from L.L. Ostrogothæ, lit. eastern Goths from P.Gmc. *aust(a)r east (for second element, see GOTH (Cf. Goth);… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Ostrogoth — [äs′trə gäth΄, äs′trəgôth΄] n. [LL Ostrogothus, earlier Austrogoti (pl.) < Gmc * austra ,EAST + LL Gothi: see GOTH1] an East Goth; esp., a member of the group that conquered Italy in the 5th cent. A.D. Ostrogothic adj …   English World dictionary

  • Ostrogoth — Ostrogoths Wikipédia …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ostrogoth — Ostrogothic, Ostrogothian, adj. /os treuh goth /, n. a member of the easterly division of the Goths, maintaining a monarchy in Italy, A.D. 493 555. Cf. Visigoth. [1640 50; < LL Ostrogothi, Austrogoti (pl.) < Gmc, equiv. to *austro eastwards (ON… …   Universalium

  • Ostrogoth — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Late Latin Ostrogothi, plural Date: 14th century a member of the eastern division of the Goths • Ostrogothic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Ostrogoth — noun A member of a tribe of Eastern Goths that invaded Italy in the sixth century …   Wiktionary

  • ostrogoth — n.m. Individu grossier, vulgaire …   Dictionnaire du Français argotique et populaire

  • ostrogoth — os·tro·goth …   English syllables

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