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ˈpyu nɪkpunic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Punicadjective

    the Phoenician dialect of ancient Carthage

  2. Carthaginian, Punicadjective

    of or relating to or characteristic of ancient Carthage or its people or their language

    "the Punic Wars"; "Carthaginian peace"

  3. punic, perfidious, treacherousadjective

    tending to betray; especially having a treacherous character as attributed to the Carthaginians by the Romans

    "Punic faith"; "the perfidious Judas"; "the fiercest and most treacherous of foes"; "treacherous intrigues"


  1. Punicadjective

    Of or relating to ancient Carthage, its inhabitants, or their language.

  2. Punicadjective

    Perfidious, treacherous, faithless.

  3. Punicnoun

    The language of Carthage.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Punicadjective

    of or pertaining to the ancient Carthaginians

  2. Punicadjective

    characteristic of the ancient Carthaginians; faithless; treacherous; as, Punic faith

  3. Etymology: [L. Punicus pertaining to Carthage, or its inhabitants, fr. Poeni the Carthaginians.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Punic

    pū′nik, adj. pertaining to, or like, the ancient Carthaginians: faithless, treacherous, deceitful.—n. the language of ancient Carthage. [L. PunicusPœni, the Carthaginians.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Punic in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Punic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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