Hur·​ri·​an ˈhu̇r-ē-ən How to pronounce Hurrian (audio)
: a member of an ancient non-Semitic people of northern Mesopotamia, Syria, and eastern Asia Minor about 1500 b.c.
: the language of the Hurrian people

Word History

First Known Use

1911, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Hurrian was in 1911

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“Hurrian.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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