What does the word asiatic mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Of or pertaining to Asia.

Usage examples for asiatic

  1. With Asiatic cunning he was then maintaining good relations with all those for whom he was preparing death at the hands of the severe warrior, Baron Ungern, who was receiving only one- sided reports about all the happenings in Uliassutai. – Beasts, Men and Gods by Ferdinand Ossendowski
  2. The turban which I wore, without attracting attention, in the Asiatic rather than in the Martial form, was of white mingled with red; a novelty which seemed to Eveena's eyes painfully ominous. – Across the Zodiac by Percy Greg
  3. The southern coast of Cuba, which he considered a part of the Asiatic continent, stretched onwards towards the same point. – The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus (Vol. II) by Washington Irving
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