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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A native or inhabitant of ancient Akkad.
  • noun The Semitic language of Mesopotamia.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See Accadian.

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

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

  • noun an ancient branch of the Semitic languages

Etymologies

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From Akkad, an important city of ancient Mesopotamia.

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