Messapian



[muh-sey-pik, -sap-ik] /məˈseɪ pɪk, -ˈsæp ɪk/

noun
1.
an Indo-European language that was spoken in what is now SE Italy and written with an alphabet derived from that of Greek.
/məˈseɪpɪən/
noun
1.
a scantily recorded language of an ancient people of Calabria (the Messapii), thought by some to be related to ancient Illyrian

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