from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Afro-Asiatic. No longer in technical use.
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- proper n. Afro-Asiatic
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Relating to the peoples speaking Hamitic and Semitic languages which are considered members of one linguistic stock.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a large family of related languages spoken both in Asia and Africa
Hamit(ic) + Semitic.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)