from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to the Nile or the Nile Valley.
- adj. Of or relating to the peoples who speak Nilotic languages.
- n. A large group of Nilo-Saharan languages, spoken in southern Sudan, Uganda, Kenya, and northern Tanzania and including Masai.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of or pertaining to the Nile or the people who live on its banks.
- adj. Of or pertaining to the Nilotic languages or the people who speak them.
- n. A group of languages spoken in parts of Sudan, Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to the river Nile.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to the river Nile in Africa: as, Nilotic sediment; the Nilotic delta.
- In ethnology, denoting the eastern division of the Sudanese negroes.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to the Nile River or the people living near it
- adj. of or relating to or constituting the Nilotic group of languages
- n. a group of languages of East Africa belonging to the Chari-Nile group
Latin Nīlōticus, from Nīlōtis, from Greek Neilōtis, from Neilos, Nile.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin Nīlōticus, from Hellenistic Ancient Greek Νειλώτης. (Wiktionary)