Visigoth definition

vĭzĭ-gŏth
A member of the western Goths that invaded the Roman Empire in the fourth century ad and settled in France and Spain, establishing a monarchy that lasted until the early eighth century.
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A member of the western branch of the Goths that invaded the Roman Empire late in the 4th cent. a.d. and set up a kingdom in France and in Spain.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
visigoth
Plural:
visigoths

Origin of visigoth

  • Late Latin Visigothī the Visigoths wes-pero- in Indo-European roots

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