Definition of Asiatic

1. Noun. A native or inhabitant of Asia.

2. Adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of Asia or the peoples of Asia or their languages or culture. "Asian countries"
Exact synonyms: Asian
Derivative terms: Asia, Asia, Asian, Asia, Asia
Partainyms: Asia, Asia

Definition of Asiatic

1. a. Of or pertaining to Asia or to its inhabitants.

Definition of Asiatic

1. Adjective. Asian ¹

2. Noun. Asian ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Asiatic

Asian nation
Asian pear
Asian shamanism
Asian tiger mosquito
Asian wild ox
Asiatic beetle
Asiatic black bear
Asiatic buffalo
Asiatic cholera
Asiatic cockroach
Asiatic flu
Asiatic flying squirrel
Asiatic schistosomiasis
Asiatic shrew mole
Asiatic sweetleaf
Asiatic wildcat
Asiatic wildcats

Literary usage of Asiatic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"On 18 June 1636 he was elected a member of the Royal asiatic Society. He was the first to partially decipher the rock inscriptions of Asoka at Gir- nar, ..."

2. The Growth of Cities in the Nineteenth Century: A Study in Statistics by Adna Ferrin Weber (1899)
"asiatic COUNTRIES. Statistics of asiatic Russia have already been presented. ... I. asiatic Turkey covers a vast extent of territory and contains numerous ..."

3. Transactions of the Philological Society by Philological Society (Great Britain). (1877)
"THE JOURNAL OP THE BOMBAY BRANCH OF THE ROYAL asiatic SOCIETY. Edited by the Secretary. Nos. 1 to 33. Is. 6d. each number. asiatic Society. ..."

4. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1866)
"A Communication from the City Physician on asiatic Cholera. Is it a 4. ... Measures proposed for the Prevention of asiatic Cholera in the Ci/y of 6. ..."

5. A History of Greece: From the Earliest Period to the Close of the Generation by George Grote (1862)
"... of Athens and Sparta in harmonious unity at the head of all Greece, against the asiatic barbarians.1 Ideas entertained by some of the Spartan leaders, ..."

6. The Quarterly Review by John Gibson Lockhart, George Walter Prothero, William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Baron Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, Sir William Smith (1902)
"It may be,' says Sir Alfred Lyall in one of his asiatic studies, ' it may be that those are right who insist that Asia has always been too deep a quicksand ..."

7. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1831)
"Transactions of the Royal asiatic Society, Vol. III. Part I. 4to. pp. 169. London : Parbury, Allen and Co. WE see, with great pleasure, this valuable ..."

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