baltic, n. & adj.
1 (the Baltic) a an almost land-locked sea of NE Europe. b the States bordering this sea.
2 an Indo-European branch of languages including Old Prussian, Lithuanian, Latvian, and Lettish.
--adj. of or relating to the Baltic or the branch of languages called Baltic.
med.L Balticus f. LL Balthae dwellers near the Baltic Sea