ethnicon

noun eth·ni·con
variants: or less commonly ethnikon \ˈethnə̇ˌkän\

Definition of ethnicon

plural ethnica also ethnika \-kə\
: the name of a tribe, ethnic group, race, or people (such as Hopi, Ethiopian, or Phoenician)
  • the ethnicon Veneti is not limited to Italy
  • —Joshua Whatmough

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Origin and Etymology of ethnicon

Greek ethnikon, neuter of ethnikos national


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