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- Indo-European languages: A group of several hundred languages, including the majority of languages spoken in Europe, the Plateau of Iran and the subcontinent of India, that share a considerable common vocabulary and linguistic features.
- Proto-Indo-European language: Unattested, reconstructed common ancestor of the Indo-European languages, spoken by the Proto-Indo-Europeans.
- Proto-Indo-Europeans: Prehistoric people who spoke a language reconstructed as 'Proto-Indo-European', the ancestor of many modern European languages.