Sumerian

noun
Su·​me·​ri·​an | \ sü-ˈmer-ē-ən How to pronounce Sumerian (audio) , -ˈmir- \

Definition of Sumerian

1 : a native of Sumer
2 : the language of the Sumerians that has no known linguistic affinities

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Sumerian adjective

First Known Use of Sumerian

1878, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Sumerian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sumerian. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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