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Elamite

[ee-luh-mahyt] /ˈi ləˌmaɪt/
noun
1.
a native or inhabitant of ancient Elam.
2.
Also, Elamitic. a language of unknown affinities, spoken by the Elamites as late as the 1st century b.c., written c3500–c2500 b.c. in a linear script and thereafter in a cuneiform script.
adjective
3.
of or relating to Elam, its people, or their language.
Origin
Elam + -ite1
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Elamite

/ˈiːləˌmaɪt/
noun
1.
an inhabitant of the ancient kingdom of Elam
2.
Also called Elamitic, Susian. the extinct language of this people, of no known relationship, recorded in cuneiform inscriptions dating from the 25th to the 4th centuries bc
adjective
3.
of or relating to Elam, its people, or their language
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