1. a member of the Circassian people who live to the east of the Black Sea
Syn: ↑Abkhaz, ↑Abkhas, ↑Abkhasian
Hypernyms: ↑Circassian
Member Holonyms: ↑Abkhaz, ↑Abkhazia
2. a Circassian language spoken by the Abkhaz
Syn: ↑Abkhasian
Hypernyms: ↑Circassian
of or relating to Abkazia or its people or their language
Syn: ↑Abkhaz
Pertains to noun: ↑Abkhazia, ↑Abkhaz (for: ↑Abkhaz)

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/ab kay"zee euhn, -zheuhn/, n.
a Caucasian language of Abkhazia, best known for its rich consonantism.
Also, Abkhasian.
[1865-70; ABKHAZI(A) + -AN]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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