A member of a Baltic-speaking people.
A native or inhabitant of Lithuania, Latvia, or Estonia.
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.
Other Word Forms
Origin of balt
- From Medieval Latin Balthae Balts
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Medieval Latin Balthae.