I. \\fəˈliskən\ adjective
Usage: usually capitalized
Etymology: Latin Faliscus + English -an
: of or relating to the Falisci who inhabited the city of Falerii and its region in ancient Etruria; also : relating to or constituting their dialect : falerian
II. noun (-s)
Usage: capitalized
1. : one of the Falisci
2. : the dialect of Latin of the Faliscans that is known from a small body of inscriptions written in an alphabet of Etruscan origin and is sometimes regarded as a language

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