/yoo ral"ik/, n.
1. a family of languages that comprises Finno-Ugric and Samoyed as subfamilies. Hungarian, Finnish, and Estonian belong to Uralic.
2. Also, Uralian. of or pertaining to Uralic.
[1860-65; URAL + -IC]

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