Meaning of Punic


Pronunciation: (py'nik), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or pertaining to the ancient Carthaginians.
  2. treacherous; perfidious: originally applied by the Romans to the Carthaginians.
  1. the language of ancient Carthage, a form of late Phoenician.
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