from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A native or inhabitant of ancient Akkad.
  • n. The Semitic language of Mesopotamia. Also called Assyrian.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the Akkadian language of ancient Mesopotamia.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to the Akkadian Empire.
  • proper n. The now extinct Semitic language of ancient Mesopotamia, formerly used as an international language of diplomacy.
  • n. A Semitic inhabitant of the region of Mesopotamia near the city of Akkad.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See Accadian.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an ancient branch of the Semitic languages


From Akkad, an important city of ancient Mesopotamia. (Wiktionary)



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