Hurrian

noun
Hur·​ri·​an | \ ˈhu̇r-ē-ən How to pronounce Hurrian (audio) \

Definition of Hurrian

1 : a member of an ancient non-Semitic people of northern Mesopotamia, Syria, and eastern Asia Minor about 1500 b.c.
2 : the language of the Hurrian people

First Known Use of Hurrian

1911, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Hurrian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hurrian. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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