Himyaritic

[ him-yuh-rit-ik ]
/ ˌhɪm yəˈrɪt ɪk /

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.

QUIZZES

BECOME A PRO CHEF WITH THIS EXQUISITE CUISINE QUIZ!

Even if you can't be a professional chef, you can at least talk like one with this vocabulary quiz.
Question 1 of 9
You may have read the word "simmer" in a recipe or two, but what does it really mean?

Origin of Himyaritic

First recorded in 1850–55; Himyarite + -ic

Words nearby Himyaritic

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for Himyaritic

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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012