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Provencal (adj.)

"pertaining or belonging to Provence," the former province of southeastern France, 1580s, from French Provençal, from Provence (see Provence). As a name of the region's Romanic language (the dialect of the troubadours), from 1640s. In reference to a style of cooking, attested from 1841. Sometimes also Provencial; Middle English had Provinciales "men from Provence" (early 14c.).

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Definitions of Provencal from WordNet
1
provencal (adj.)
of or relating to Provence or its people or their culture;
2
Provencal (n.)
the medieval dialects of Langue d'oc (southern France);
Synonyms: Occitan
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