Definition for ETH'NIC, or ETH'NIC-AL

ETH'NIC, or ETH'NIC-AL, a. [L. ethnicus; Gr. εθνικος, from εθνος nation, from the root of G. heide, heath, woods, whence heathen. See Heathen.]

Heathen; pagan; pertaining to the gentiles or nations not converted to Christianity; opposed to Jewish and Christian.

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