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Pronunciation: (pyOO'nik), [key]
adj.
1. of or pertaining to the ancient Carthaginians.
2. treacherous; perfidious: originally applied by the Romans to the Carthaginians.

n.
the language of ancient Carthage, a form of late Phoenician.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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