Sabean

Sabean

[suh-bee-uhn]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to Saba.
noun
2.
an inhabitant of Saba.
Also, Sabaean.


Origin:
1580–90; < Latin sabae(us) (< Greek sabaîos of Saba or Sheba) + -an

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Sabaean or Sabean (səˈbiːən)
 
n
1.  an inhabitant or native of ancient Saba
2.  the ancient Semitic language of Saba
 
adj
3.  of or relating to ancient Saba, its inhabitants, or their language
 
[C16: from Latin Sabaeus, from Greek Sabaios belonging to Saba (Sheba)]
 
Sabean or Sabean
 
n
 
adj
 
[C16: from Latin Sabaeus, from Greek Sabaios belonging to Saba (Sheba)]

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