Salique

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French salique, from Latin Salicus, from Salii (Salian Franks) + -icus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /səˈliːk/, /sæˈliːk/, /seɪlɪk/

Adjective[edit]

Salique (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) Salic; Salian
    • Tennyson
      She fulmined out her scorn of laws Salique.
    • William Shakespeare, Henry V, act I, scene ii
      Why the law Salique that they have in France
      Or should, or should not, bar us in our claim.