Hamito-Semitic

[ ham-i-toh-suh-mit-ik ]
/ ˈhæm ɪ toʊ səˈmɪt ɪk /

adjective, noun


Origin of Hamito-Semitic

1905–10; Hamito-, combining form of Hamitic

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British Dictionary definitions for hamito-semitic

Hamito-Semitic

noun

a former name for Afro-Asiatic (def. 1)

adjective

denoting or belonging to this family of languages
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