Baltic definitions

bôl'tĭk
Of the Baltic Sea.
adjective
47
1
Of the Baltic States.
adjective
44
1
Designating or of a branch of the Indo-European language family that includes Lithuanian, Latvian, and Old Prussian.
adjective
41
0
The Baltic branch of the Indo-European family of languages.
noun
38
1
proper name
35
1
Of or relating to the Baltic Sea, the Baltic States, or a Baltic-speaking people.
adjective
30
1
Of or relating to the branch of the Indo-European language family that contains Latvian, Lithuanian, and Old Prussian.
adjective
27
1
The Baltic language branch.
noun
24
1
(Ireland, Scotland) Very cold.
adjective
8
0
Of or pertaining to the Balts (the Baltic peoples).
adjective
8
0
Of or pertaining to the Baltic region or the Baltic Sea.
adjective
5
0
The Baltic language family.
pronoun
5
0
Of or pertaining to any of the Baltic languages.
adjective
2
0
The Baltic languages.
pronoun
2
0
The Baltic states.
pronoun
0
0
The areas on the southeastern coast of the Baltic Sea.
pronoun
0
0
The Baltic Sea.
pronoun
0
0
A village in Ohio.
pronoun
0
0
A city in South Dakota.
pronoun
0
0

Origin of baltic

Related to Latin balteus (“belt”), referring to the Danish straits, "the Belts". This is suggested by Adam of Bremen, who in the 11th century first recorded the name (Balticus, eo quod in modum baltei longo tractu per Scithicas regiones tendatur usque in Greciam).