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 and Etymology of cushitic

Cush (Kush), Africa


First Known Use: circa 1903

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