Pu"nic (?), a. [L. Punicus pertaining to Carthage, or its inhabitants, fr. Poeni the Carthaginians.]

1.

Of or pertaining to the ancient Carthaginians.

2.

Characteristic of the ancient Carthaginians; faithless; treacherous; as, Punic faith.

Yes, yes, his faith attesting nations own; 'T is Punic all, and to a proverb known. H. Brooke.

 

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