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Punic

adjective Pu·nic \ ˈpyü-nik \

Definition of Punic

1 : of or relating to Carthage or the Carthaginians

Origin and Etymology of punic

Latin punicus, from Poenus inhabitant of Carthage; akin to Greek Phoinix Phoenician


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Punic

noun

Definition of Punic

: the Phoenician dialect of ancient Carthage

First Known Use of punic

1595

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