Definition of East Germanic in English:

East Germanic

adjective

  • Relating to the extinct eastern group of Germanic languages, including Gothic.

    • ‘Around the time of Christ, though, many East Germanic peoples lived on the coast of the Baltic Sea in what are now eastern Germany and Poland.’

noun

  • [mass noun] The East Germanic group of languages.

    • ‘East Germanic is represented only by Gothic, which ceased to be spoken in the 16c.’