Pu"nic (?), a. [L. Punicus pertaining to Carthage, or its inhabitants, fr. Poeni the Carthaginians.]
Of or pertaining to the ancient Carthaginians.
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.
© Webster 1913.