Balt meaning

bôlt
A member of a Baltic-speaking people.
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A native or inhabitant of Lithuania, Latvia, or Estonia.
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An inhabitant of one of the modern Baltic states: Lithuania, Latvia or Estonia.
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An ethnic descendant of the Indo-European Baltic people, especially including ethnic Lithuanians, Latvians or Prussians, but generally not including ethnic Belarusians, Estonians, Germans, Jews, Livonians, Poles, Russians, Swedes or Tatars who have also inhabited or currently inhabit the modern Baltic states.
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A native speaker of one of the Baltic languages: Lithuanian, Latvian, Old Prussian, Sudovian and related languages.
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(law) Abbreviation of Baltimore.
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Origin of balt

  • From Medieval Latin Balthae Balts

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Medieval Latin Balthae.

    From Wiktionary