[ee-thee-oh-pee-uh n] /ˌi θiˈoʊ pi ən/
of or relating to or to its inhabitants.
belonging to the part of Africa south of the equator.
Zoogeography. belonging to a geographical division comprising Africa south of the tropic of Cancer, the southern part of the Arabian Peninsula, and Madagascar.
Archaic. black African.
a native of .
a member of any of various supposedly dark-skinned peoples regarded by the ancients as coming from a country lying south of Egypt.
Archaic. a black African.
of, relating to, or characteristic of Ethiopia, its people, or any of their languages
of or denoting a zoogeographical region consisting of Africa south of the Sahara
(anthropol, obsolete) of or belonging to a postulated racial group characterized by dark skin, an oval elongated face, and thin lips, living chiefly in Africa south of the Sahara
a native or inhabitant of Ethiopia
any of the languages of Ethiopia, esp Amharic
an archaic word for Black
noun 1. the Monophysitic church founded by Frumentius in the 4th century a.d., and resembling the Coptic Church in doctrine, practice, and discipline, but using Ethiopic in its liturgy.
- Ethiopian woman
the wife of Moses (Num. 12:1). It is supposed that Zipporah, Moses’ first wife (Ex. 2:21), was now dead. His marriage of this “woman” descended from Ham gave offence to Aaron and Miriam.
- Ethiopian eunuch
the chief officer or prime minister of state of Candace (q.v.), queen of Ethiopia. He was converted to Christianity through the instrumentality of Philip (Act 8:27). The northern portion of Ethiopia formed the kingdom of Meroe, which for a long period was ruled over by queens, and it was probably from this kingdom that the […]
[ee-thee-op-ik, -oh-pik] /ˌi θiˈɒp ɪk, -ˈoʊ pɪk/ adjective 1. . noun 2. a subdivision of Semitic languages that includes Amharic, Tigré, Tigrinya, and , all of Ethiopia. 3. . /ˌiːθɪˈɒpɪk; -ˈəʊpɪk/ noun 1. the ancient language of Ethiopia, belonging to the Semitic subfamily of the Afro-Asiatic family: a Christian liturgical language See also Ge’ez 2. […]