Punic

adjective
Pu·nic | \ ˈpyü-nik \

Definition of Punic 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : of or relating to Carthage or the Carthaginians

Punic

noun

Definition of Punic (Entry 2 of 2)

: the Phoenician dialect of ancient Carthage

First Known Use of Punic

Adjective

1533, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun

1595, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Punic

Adjective

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

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