Cushitic

noun
Cush·​it·​ic | \ kə-ˈshi-tik How to pronounce Cushitic (audio) , ku̇- \

Definition of Cushitic

: a subfamily of the Afro-Asiatic language family comprising various languages spoken in eastern Africa and especially in Ethiopia, Djibouti, Somalia, and Kenya

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Cushitic adjective

First Known Use of Cushitic

circa 1903, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Cushitic

Cush (Kush), Africa

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“Cushitic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cushitic. Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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