Definition of East Germanic in English:

East Germanic

adjective

  • Relating to the extinct eastern group of Germanic languages, including Gothic.

    ‘Around the time of Christ, though, many East Germanic peoples lived on the coast of the Baltic Sea in what are now eastern Germany and Poland.’

noun

mass noun
  • The East Germanic group of languages.

    ‘East Germanic is represented only by Gothic, which ceased to be spoken in the 16c.’