Semitics

noun, plural in form but singular in construction
Se·​mit·​ics | \ sə-ˈmi-tiks How to pronounce Semitics (audio) \

Definition of Semitics

: the study of the language, literature, and history of Semitic peoples specifically : Semitic philology

First Known Use of Semitics

1888, in the meaning defined above

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“Semitics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Semitics. Accessed 9 May. 2021.

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