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Punic

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adjective Pu·nic \ˈpyü-nik\

Definition of Punic

  1. 1 :  of or relating to Carthage or the Carthaginians

  2. 2 :  faithless, treacherous



Origin of punic

Latin punicus, from Poenus inhabitant of Carthage; akin to Greek Phoinix Phoenician


First Known Use: 1533

Rhymes with punic


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Punic

noun Pu·nic

Definition of Punic

  1. :  the Phoenician dialect of ancient Carthage



1673

First Known Use of punic

1673


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