Phoenician

noun
Phoe·​ni·​cian | \ fi-ˈnē-shən How to pronounce Phoenician (audio) , -ˈni- How to pronounce Phoenician (audio) \

Definition of Phoenician

1 : a native or inhabitant of ancient Phoenicia
2 : the Semitic language of ancient Phoenicia

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Phoenician adjective

First Known Use of Phoenician

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Phoenician.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Phoenician. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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