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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A native or inhabitant of Ethiopia; also, in a general sense, a negro or black man.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An inhabitant of ancient Ethiopia; an Ethiopian.
  • n. In a wider sense, in both ancient and modern times, an African; a negro.
  • n. Also spelled Æthiop.

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