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British Dictionary definitions for semito-hamitic

Semito-Hamitic

noun
  1. a former name for the Afro-Asiatic family of languagesSee Afro-Asiatic
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adjective
  1. denoting or belonging to this family of languages
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Examples from the Web for semito-hamitic

Historical Examples

  • The Semito-Hamitic races made excellent castings at a very early date.

    Scientific American, September 29, 1883 Supplement. No. 404

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