Tibeto-Burman

noun
Ti·​beto-Bur·​man | \ tə-ˌbe-tō-ˈbər-mən How to pronounce Tibeto-Burman (audio) \

Definition of Tibeto-Burman

1 : a language family that includes Tibetan, Burmese, and related languages of southern and eastern Asia
2 : a member of a people speaking a Tibeto-Burman language

First Known Use of Tibeto-Burman

1901, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Tibeto-Burman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tibeto-Burman. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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