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Mandaean

noun Man·dae·an \man-ˈdē-ən\

Definition of MANDAEAN

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