from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An extinct Sabellic language known from inscriptions in east central Italy from the seventh to the third centuries B.C. that are among the earliest preserved Italic texts.
- adj. Of or relating to South Picene.
From Latin Pīcēnum, ancient name for the region of Italy where the inscriptions have been found.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)