Tahitian

noun
Ta·​hi·​tian | \ tə-ˈhē-shən How to pronounce Tahitian (audio) \

Definition of Tahitian

1 : a native or inhabitant of Tahiti
2 : the Polynesian language of the Tahitians

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Tahitian adjective

First Known Use of Tahitian

1825, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Tahitian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tahitian. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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