- of, belonging to, or pertaining to Afroasiatic; Hamito-Semitic.
- Also called Hamito-Semitic. a family of languages including as subfamilies Semitic, Egyptian, Berber, Cushitic, and Chadic.Compare family(def 14).
- Also called: Semito-Hamitic a family of languages of SW Asia and N Africa, consisting of the Semitic, ancient Egyptian, Berber, Cushitic, and Chadic subfamilies
- denoting, belonging to, or relating to this family of languages