- a subfamily of the Afroasiatic family of languages, including Somali, Oromo, and other languages of Somalia and Ethiopia.
- of or relating to Cushitic.
Origin of Cushitic
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- a group of languages of Somalia, Ethiopia, NE Kenya, and adjacent regions: a subfamily within the Afro-Asiatic family of languages
- denoting, relating to, or belonging to this group of languages
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