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Elamite

[ ee-luh-mahyt ]
/ ˈi ləˌmaɪt /
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noun
a native or inhabitant of ancient Elam.
Also Elamitic. a language of unknown affinities, spoken by the Elamites as late as the 1st century b.c., written c3500–c2500 b.c. in a linear script and thereafter in a cuneiform script.
adjective
of or relating to Elam, its people, or their language.
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Elamite
/ (ˈiːləˌmaɪt) /

noun
an inhabitant of the ancient kingdom of Elam
Also called: Elamitic, Susian the extinct language of this people, of no known relationship, recorded in cuneiform inscriptions dating from the 25th to the 4th centuries bc
adjective
of or relating to Elam, its people, or their language
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