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Noun: Phoenician  fu'nee-shun or fu'ni-shun
  1. A member of an ancient Semitic people who dominated trade in the first millennium B.C.
     
  2. The extinct language of an ancient Semitic people who dominated trade in the ancient world
Adjective: Phoenician  fu'nee-shun or fu'ni-shun
  1. Of or relating to or characteristic of Phoenicia or its inhabitants

Derived forms: Phoenicians

Type of: Canaanitic, Canaanitic language, Semite

Encyclopedia: Phoenician