Ephthalite

noun
Eph·​tha·​lite | \ ˈefthəˌlīt \
variants: or less commonly Hephthalite \ ˈhe-​ \
plural -s

Definition of Ephthalite

: a member of the western branch of the Yueh-chi-Tocharians that ruled Russian Turkestan and northwest India in the 5th and 6th centuries A.D.

called also White Hun

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“Ephthalite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ephthalite. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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