Cyp·ri·ot (sĭprē-ət, -ŏt′) also Cyp·ri·ote (-ōt′, -ət)
1. A native or inhabitant of Cyprus. Also called Cyprian.
2. The ancient or modern Greek dialect of Cyprus.
1. Of or relating to Cyprus or its people or culture.
2. Of or relating to Cypriot Greek.
[French cypriote, from Greek Kupriōtēs, from Kupros, Cyprus.]
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