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Aramaean

noun Ar·a·mae·an \ˌa-rə-ˈmē-ən, ˌer-ə-\

Definition of Aramaean

  1. 1 :  aramaic

  2. 2 :  a member of a Semitic people of the second millennium b.c. in Syria and Upper Mesopotamia

Aramaean adjective


Variants of aramaean

also Ar·a·me·an play \ˌa-rə-ˈmē-ən, ˌer-ə-\

Origin of aramaean

Latin Aramaeus, from Greek Aramaios, from Hebrew ʽĂrām Aramaic, ancient name for Syria


First Known Use: 1689


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