Ethiop

noun

Ethi·​op ˈē-thē-ˌäp How to pronounce Ethiop (audio)
variants or Ethiope
archaic

Word History

Etymology

Middle English Ethiope, from Anglo-French, from Latin Aethiops, from Greek Aithiops

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Ethiop was before the 12th century

Dictionary Entries Near Ethiop

Cite this Entry

“Ethiop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ethiop. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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