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Cushitic

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noun Cush·it·ic \kə-ˈshi-tik, ku̇-\

Definition of Cushitic

  1. :  a subfamily of the Afro-Asiatic language family comprising various languages spoken in eastern Africa and especially in Ethiopia, Djibouti, Somalia, and Kenya

Cushitic adjective


Origin of cushitic

Cush (Kush), Africa


First Known Use: circa 1903


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