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Daemon
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ethnic

(adjective) Denoting or deriving from or distinctive of the ways of living built up by a group of people.

Synonyms: cultural

Usage: In my family, holidays are celebrated with lavish meals featuring ethnic foods that remind us of our ancestors' Eastern European roots.
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ethnic
Definition: (adjective) Denoting or deriving from or distinctive of the ways of living built up by a group of people.
Synonyms: cultural
Usage: In my family, holidays are celebrated with lavish meals featuring ethnic foods that remind us of our ancestors' Eastern European roots.
Emel Rapchan
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ethnic
- individual, mortal, ethnical, cultural

Word History: When it is said in a Middle English text written before 1400 that a part of a temple fell down and "mad a gret distruccione of ethnykis," one wonders which ethnicity was singled out for death. The word ethnic in this context, however, means "gentile," coming as it does from the Greek adjective ethnikos, meaning "national, foreign, gentile." The adjective is derived from the noun ethnos, "people, nation, foreign people," that in the plural phrase ta ethnē meant "foreign nations." In translating the Hebrew Scriptures into Greek, this phrase was used for Hebrew gōyīm, "gentiles"; hence the sense of the noun in the Middle English quotation. The current sense of the word emerged in the 19th century, probably under the influence of other words going back to Greek ethnos, such as ethnography and ethnology.
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liucat
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ethnic

Denoting or deriving from or distinctive of the ways of living built up with a group of people

In my family, holidays are celebrated with lavish meals furthering ethnic food that remind us of our ancestors' Eastern European roots.
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ethnic

Definition: (adjective) Denoting or deriving from or distinctive of the ways of living built up by a group of people.
Synonyms: cultural
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