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[hee-th uh-nish] /ˈhi ðə nɪʃ/

of or relating to heathens:
heathenish practices of idolatry.
like or befitting heathens; barbarous.
of, relating to, or resembling a heathen or heathen culture

Old English hæðenisc; see heathen + -ish.


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