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Khmer

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noun \kə-ˈmer\

Definition of Khmer

plural

Khmer

or

Khmers

  1. 1 :  a member of an aboriginal people of Cambodia

  2. 2 :  the Mon-Khmer language of the Khmer people that is the official language of Cambodia

Khmer

adjective


Origin and Etymology of khmer

northern or western dialect Khmer khmε:r, a self-designation (standard Khmer khmaε)


First Known Use: 1876

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