- designating or of the group of Semitic languages spoken in Ethiopia
Origin of Ethiopicfrom Classical Latin aethiopicus from Classical Greek aithiopikos from Aithiops, Ethiopian, literally , with burnt face from aithein, to burn (see ether) + ?ps, face, eye
- the classical Semitic language of Ethiopia, still used as the liturgical language of the Christian church in Ethiopia; Ge'ez
- the group of Semitic languages spoken in Ethiopia, including classical Ethiopic
- Of or relating to Ge'ez.
(comparative more Ethiopic, superlative most Ethiopic)
- (archaic) Ethiopian
- Ge'ez language.