Cypriot

[ sip-ree-uh t ]
/ ˈsɪp ri ət /

noun

a native or inhabitant of Cyprus.
the Greek dialect of Cyprus.

adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of Cyprus, its people, or their language.
Also Cyp·ri·ote [sip-ree-oht, -uh t] /ˈsɪp riˌoʊt, -ət/.

Origin of Cypriot

First recorded in 1590–1600, Cypriot is from the Greek word Kypriṓtēs

OTHER WORDS FROM Cypriot

pro-Cyp·ri·ote, adjective, noun
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Cypriot

Cypriote (ˈsɪprɪˌəʊt)

/ (ˈsɪprɪət) /

noun

a native, citizen, or inhabitant of Cyprus
the dialect of Ancient or Modern Greek spoken in Cyprus

adjective

denoting or relating to Cyprus, its inhabitants, or dialects
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