allophylian

allophylian

[al-uh-fil-ee-uhn, -fil-yuhn]
adjective Archaic.
1.
(of languages, especially those of Europe and Asia) neither Indo-European nor Semitic.
noun
2.
Turanian ( defs 3, 4 ).

Origin:
1835–45; < Late Latin allophyl(us) (< Greek allóphȳlos, equivalent to allo- allo- + phȳl() tribe + -os adj. suffix) + -ian; phȳlḗ, akin to phŷlon race (see phylum)

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