Elam·​ite ˈē-lə-ˌmīt How to pronounce Elamite (audio)
plural Elamites
: a language of unknown affinities used in Elam approximately from the 25th to the 4th centuries b.c.
: a native or inhabitant of Elam
Elamite adjective

Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of Elamite was in the 14th century

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“Elamite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Elamite. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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