Austroasiatic

adjective
Aus·​tro·​asi·​at·​ic | \ ˈȯ-(ˌ)strō-ˌā-zhē-ˈa-tik How to pronounce Austroasiatic (audio) , -zē-ˈa-, ˈä- also -ˌā-shē- \

Definition of Austroasiatic

: of, relating to, or constituting a family of languages of south and southeast Asia that includes Mon-Khmer and Munda as subfamilies

First Known Use of Austroasiatic

1906, in the meaning defined above

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“Austroasiatic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Austroasiatic. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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