Salic definition by Webster's New World
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- of the Salian Franks
- of the Salic law
Origin: Midieval Latin Salicus
Salic definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Of or relating to certain minerals, such as quartz and the feldspars, that commonly occur in igneous rocks and contain large amounts of silica and alumina.
Origin: s(ilica) + al(umina) + -ic.
- Of or relating to the Salian Franks.
- Of or relating to the Salic law or to the legal code of the Salian Franks.
Origin: French salique, from Medieval Latin Salicus, from Late Latin Saliī, the Salian Franks.