Ta·​hi·​tian tə-ˈhē-shən How to pronounce Tahitian (audio)
: a native or inhabitant of Tahiti
: the Polynesian language of the Tahitians
Tahitian adjective

Word History

First Known Use

1825, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Tahitian was in 1825

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Cite this Entry

“Tahitian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tahitian. Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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