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Himyaritic

[ him-yuh-rit-ik ]
/ ˌhɪm yəˈrɪt ɪk /
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adjective
of or relating to the Himyarites and to the remains of their civilization.
noun
a Semitic language anciently spoken in southern Arabia: extinct by 1100.
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Origin of Himyaritic

First recorded in 1850–55; Himyarite + -ic

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British Dictionary definitions for Himyaritic

Himyaritic
/ (ˌhɪmjəˈrɪtɪk) /

noun
the extinct language of the Himyarites, belonging to the SE Semitic subfamily of the Afro-Asiatic family
adjective
of, relating to, or using this language
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