Meaning of Elamite

E•lam•ite

Pronunciation: (ē'lu-mīt"), [key]
— n.
  1. a native or inhabitant of ancient Elam.
  2. a language of unknown affinities, spoken by the Elamites as late as the 1st century b.c., written c3500–c2500 b.c. in a linear script and thereafter in a cuneiform script.
—adj.
  1. of or pertaining to Elam, its people, or their language.
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