noun a member of an ancient Italic people absorbed into Rome in the 4th century BC.
adjective relating to the Volscians.
from L. Volsci (the name of the people) + -an.

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  • Volscian — /vol sheuhn/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to the Volsci or to their language. n. 2. one of the Volsci. [1505 15; < L Volsc(us) of the VOLSCI + IAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • Volscian — noun An Italic language formerly spoken by the Volsci and becoming extinct sometime after the 3rd century BC …   Wiktionary

  • Volscian — ISO 639 3 Code : xvo ISO 639 2/B Code : ISO 639 2/T Code : ISO 639 1 Code : Scope : Individual Language Type : Ancient …   Names of Languages ISO 639-3

  • volscian — vol·sci·an …   English syllables

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