Hittite

noun
Hit·tite | \ˈhi-ˌtīt \

Definition of Hittite 

1 : a member of a conquering people in Asia Minor and Syria with an empire in the second millennium b.c.

2 : the extinct Indo-European language of the Hittites — see Indo-European Languages Table

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Hittite adjective

First Known Use of Hittite

1608, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Hittite

Hebrew Ḥittī, from Hittite ḫatti

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