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Tahitian

[ tuh-hee-shuhn, -tee-uhn, tah- ]
/ təˈhi ʃən, -ti ən, tɑ- /
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adjective
of or relating to Tahiti, its inhabitants, or their language.
noun
a native or inhabitant of Tahiti.
the Polynesian language of Tahiti.
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Origin of Tahitian

First recorded in 1815–25; Tahiti + -an

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British Dictionary definitions for Tahitian

Tahitian
/ (təˈhiːtɪən, təˈhiːʃɪən) /

adjective
of or relating to Tahiti or its inhabitants
noun
a native or inhabitant of Tahiti
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