Provençal[prō′vən säl′, präv′ən-; Fr prō̂ vän sȧl′]
- the vernacular of S France, a Romance language comprising several dialects
- the medieval language of S France, a literary language as cultivated by the troubadours
- a person born or living in Provence
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- The Romance language of Provence.
- pl. Pro·ven·çals or Pro·ven·çaux A native or inhabitant of Provence.
Origin: French, from Latin prōvinciālis, from prōvincia, province.