Pronunciation: (tō-kâr'ē-un, -kär'-), [key]
1. a member of a central Asian people of high culture, who were assimilated with other peoples about the 11th centurya.d.
2. the language of the Tocharians, an extinct Indo-European language, having an eastern dialect (Tocharian A) and a western dialect (Tocharian B), records of which date froma.d.c600–c1000.
of or pertaining to the Tocharians or their language. Also,Tokharian.
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