- The Romance language traditionally spoken in Southern France, including many distinct regional dialects. Also called Occitan.
- The dialect of Provençal spoken in Provence, in contrast to those spoken in the other parts of southern France.
- pl. Pro·ven·çals or Pro·ven·çaux A native or inhabitant of Provence.
Origin of ProvencalFrench, from Latin pr&omacron;vincialis, from pr&omacron;vincia, province.