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Aramaean

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

Definition of ARAMAEAN

1
:  aramaic
2
:  a member of a Semitic people of the second millennium b.c. in Syria and Upper Mesopotamia
Aramaean adjective

Variants of ARAMAEAN

Ar·a·mae·an also Ar·a·me·an \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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