Origin of RomanicClassical Latin Romanicus
- Of or derived from the ancient Romans.
- Of or relating to the Romance languages.
(comparative more Romanic, superlative most Romanic)
- Of or relating to Rome or its people.
- Of or relating to any or all of the various languages which, during the Middle Ages, sprung out of the old Roman, or popular form of Latin, as the Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Provencal, etc.
- Related to the Roman people by descent; said especially of races and nations speaking any of the Romanic tongues.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.