Cushitic[kus̸h it′ik, ko̵os̸h-]
Cushitic definition by Webster's New World
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designating or of a group of languages spoken in Ethiopia and E Africa, constituting a subfamily of the Afroasiatic family of languages
Origin: Cush plush -it(e) plush -ic
this group of languages
Cushitic definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A branch of the Afro-Asiatic language family spoken in Somalia, Ethiopia, Eritrea, and northern Kenya and including Beja, Oromo, and Somali.
- Cush·itˈic adjective