Meaning of Nilotic

Ni•lot•ic

Pronunciation: (nī-lot'ik), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or pertaining to the Nile River or the inhabitants of the Nile region.
  2. of or pertaining to the Nilotic group of languages.
—n.
  1. a group of languages belonging to the Eastern Sudanic branch of Nilo-Saharan, and including Dinka, Luo, Masai, and Nandi.
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