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Ethiopian

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noun Ethi·o·pi·an \ˌē-thē-ˈō-pē-ən\

Definition of Ethiopian

  1. 1 :  a member of any of the mythical or actual peoples usually described by the ancient Greeks as dark-skinned and living far to the south

  2. 2 archaic :  a black person

  3. 3 :  a native or inhabitant of Ethiopia

13th Century

First Known Use of ethiopian

13th century


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Ethiopian

adjective Ethi·o·pi·an

Definition of Ethiopian

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or characteristic of the inhabitants or the country of Ethiopia

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or being the biogeographic region that includes Africa south of the Sahara, southern Arabia, and sometimes Madagascar and the adjacent islands

1557

First Known Use of ethiopian

1557


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