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Sabean

or Sabaean

[suh-bee-uh n] /səˈbi ən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Saba.
noun
2.
an inhabitant of Saba.
Origin of Sabean
1580-1590
1580-90; < Latin sabae(us) (< Greek sabaîos of Saba or Sheba) + -an
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n.

inhabitant of the region of Arabia now known as Yemen, from Latin Sabaeus, from Greek Sabaios "the people of Saba," the region's capital city, from Arabic Saba'. In ancient times it was an important transit point for spices, perfumes, precious stones, etc., imported to Europe from India.

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