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Ethiopic

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adjective Ethi·o·pic \-ˈä-pik, -ˈō-pik\

Definition of Ethiopic

  1. 1 :  ethiopian

  2. 2 a :  of, relating to, or constituting Ethiopic b :  of, relating to, or constituting a group of related Semitic languages spoken in Ethiopia



1631

First Known Use of ethiopic

1631


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Ethiopic

noun Ethi·o·pic

Definition of Ethiopic

  1. 1 :  a Semitic language formerly spoken in Ethiopia and still used as the liturgical language of the Christian church in Ethiopia

  2. 2 :  the Ethiopic group of Semitic languages



1677

First Known Use of ethiopic

1677


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