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Mandaean

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noun Man·dae·an \man-ˈdē-ən\

Definition of Mandaean

  1. 1 :  a member of a Gnostic sect of the lower Tigris and Euphrates regions

  2. 2 :  a form of Aramaic found in documents written by Mandaeans

Mandaean adjective


Origin of mandaean

ultimately from Mandaean mandayyā having knowledge


First Known Use: 1767


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