allophylian

adjective

al·​lo·​phyl·​i·​an
-lyən
archaic
: Asian or European but neither Indo-European nor Semitic
an allophylian language
: Asian or European but speaking a language that is neither Indo-European nor Semitic
an allophylian people

Word History

Etymology

Late Latin allophylus + English -ian

First Known Use

1841, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of allophylian was in 1841

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“Allophylian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/allophylian. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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