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Adjective: Semitic  si'mi-tik
  1. Of or relating to or characteristic of Semites
    "Semitic peoples";
    - Semite
  2. Of or relating to the group of Semitic languages
    "Semitic tongues have a complicated morphology"
Noun: Semitic  si'mi-tik
  1. A major branch of the Afro-Asiatic language family

Derived forms: Semitics

Type of: Afrasian, Afrasian language, Afroasiatic, Afro-Asiatic, Afroasiatic language, Hamito-Semitic

Encyclopedia: Semitic