Haitian

[ hey-shuhn, -tee-uhn ]
/ ˈheɪ ʃən, -ti ən /

adjective

of or relating to Haiti or its people.

noun

a native or inhabitant of Haiti.

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Origin of Haitian

First recorded in 1795–1805; Haiti + -an

OTHER WORDS FROM Haitian

pro-Haitian, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Haitian

Haitian
/ (ˈheɪʃɪən, hɑːˈiːʃən) /

adjective

relating to or characteristic of Haiti, its inhabitants, or their language

noun

a native, citizen, or inhabitant of Haiti
the creolized French spoken in Haiti
Former spelling: Haytian
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