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- noun A
theorythat some modernor attested language, such as Dutch, Turkish, or Hebrew, was the originallanguage of mankind.
- noun An
absurd etymologyproposed as part of such a theory.
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Johannes Goropius Becanus proposed such a theory, in which Brabantic, a Dutch dialect, was the language spoken in Paradise.
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