Definition of Nilo-Hamite in English:

Nilo-Hamite

noun

Anthropology
  • A member of any of the African peoples speaking languages formerly classified as Nilo-Hamitic and now known as Eastern and Southern Nilotic.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute. From Nilo- + Hamite, after Nilo-Hamitic. Compare Nilotic.

Pronunciation

Nilo-Hamite

/ˌnʌɪləʊˈhamʌɪt/