Definition of Marrucinian in English:

Marrucinian

noun

  • 1A member of an Oscan-Umbrian people living in the area around Teate (now Chieti) in ancient Italy.

  • 2The Oscan-Umbrian language of the Marrucinians.

adjective

  • Of or relating to the Marrucinians or their language.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in William Purdie Dickson (1823–1901), theologian and translator. From classical Latin Marrūcīnī, plural + -an.

Pronunciation

Marrucinian

/maruːˈsɪnɪən/