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

  • adjective Of or relating to Haiti or its people or culture.
  • noun A native or inhabitant of Haiti.
  • noun A person of Haitian ancestry.
  • noun Haitian Creole.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • Same as haytian; -- now the preferred spelling.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A person from Haiti or of Haitian descent.
  • proper noun Haitian Creole, one of the official language of Haiti.
  • adjective Of, from, or pertaining to Haiti, the Haitian people or the Haitian language.

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

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of the republic of Haiti or its people
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Haiti


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