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A member of the Getae, an ancient Thracian people living around the lower Danube, or their language.
Of or relating to the Getae.
Late 15th century; earliest use found in John Skelton (c1460–1529), poet. Originally from classical Latin Getae (Hellenistic Greek Γέται), the name of an ancient Thracian people living around the lower Danube + -ian;.
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