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the Phoenician dialect of ancient Carthage
of or relating to or characteristic of ancient Carthage or its people or their language
"the Punic Wars"; "Carthaginian peace"
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"
Of or relating to ancient Carthage, its inhabitants, or their language.
Perfidious, treacherous, faithless.
The language of Carthage.
of or pertaining to the ancient Carthaginians
characteristic of the ancient Carthaginians; faithless; treacherous; as, Punic faith
Etymology: [L. Punicus pertaining to Carthage, or its inhabitants, fr. Poeni the Carthaginians.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
pū′nik, adj. pertaining to, or like, the ancient Carthaginians: faithless, treacherous, deceitful.—n. the language of ancient Carthage. [L. Punicus—Pœni, the Carthaginians.]
The numerical value of Punic in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of Punic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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