Kartvelian

noun
Kart·​ve·​lian | \ (ˈ)kärt¦vēlēən, -lyən \
variants: or less commonly Karthli \ ˈkärtlē \ or Kartvel \ ˈkärtˌvel \
plural -s

Definition of Kartvelian

1 : a member of a group of related peoples of the Caucasus
2 : the South Caucasic language family including Georgian, Mingrelian, Svanetian, and Laz

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“Kartvelian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kartvelian. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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