Definition of Memphitic in English:

Memphitic

adjective

  • Of or relating to the ancient Egyptian city of Memphis; = "Memphian". In later use chiefly: specifically relating to or designating the dialect of Coptic (now generally known as Bohairic) formerly spoken there.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in John Capgrave (1393–1464), prior of Bishop's Lynn, theologian, and historian. From classical Latin Memphīticus, probably from Memphītēs + -icus (Hellenistic Greek Μεμϕιτικός is rare in early use).

Pronunciation

Memphitic

/mɛmˈfɪtɪk/