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Synonyms for punic

Noun

1. Punic, Phoenician
usage: the Phoenician dialect of ancient Carthage

Adjective

1. Carthaginian, Punic
usage: of or relating to or characteristic of ancient Carthage or its people or their language; "the Punic Wars"; "Carthaginian peace"
2. punic, perfidious, treacherous, unfaithful (vs. faithful)
usage: tending to betray; especially having a treacherous character as attributed to the Carthaginians by the Romans; "Punic faith"; "the perfidious Judas"; "the fiercest and most treacherous of foes"; "treacherous intrigues"
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