Pronunciation: (prō"vun-säl', prov"un-; Fr. prô-vän-sal'),[key] —adj. of or pertaining to Provence, its people, or their language.
—n. 1. a native or inhabitant of Provence.
2. Also called Occitan. a Romance language once widely spoken in southern France, still in use in some rural areas. Abbr.: Pr, Pr., Prov. Cf. langue d'oc. 3. the dialect of Provençal used in Provence.