Definition of Nostratic noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//nɒˈstrætɪk//
; NAmE NAmE//nɑːˈstrætɪk//
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belonging to an ancient group of language families that many modern languages are believed to be related to Word Origin 1960s: from German nostratisch, based on Latin nostras, nostrat- ‘of our country’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Nostratic