Coptic: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (kop'tik), [key]
— n.
  1. an Afroasiatic language of Egypt descended from ancient Egyptian, largely extinct as a spoken language since the 16th century but surviving as the liturgical language of the Coptic Church.
  1. of or pertaining to Coptic or the Copts.
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