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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 Se·mit·ic /səˈmɪtɪk ||ˈmɛ-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sem·it·ic a. Of or pertaining to Shem or his descendants; belonging to that division of the Caucasian race which includes the Arabs, Jews, and related races. [Written also Shemitic.]
 Semitic language, a name used to designate a group of Asiatic and African languages, some living and some dead, namely: Hebrew and Phœnician, Aramaic, Assyrian, Arabic, Ethiopic (Geez and Ampharic).

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: of or relating to the group of Semitic languages; "Semitic
             tongues have a complicated morphology"
      2: of or relating to or characteristic of Semites; "Semite
         peoples" [syn: Semite]
      n : a major branch of the Afro-Asiatic language family