Syriac

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Syr·i·ac

noun \ˈsir-ē-ˌak\

Definition of SYRIAC

1
:  a literary language based on an eastern Aramaic dialect and used as the literary and liturgical language by several Eastern Christian churches
2
:  Aramaic spoken by Christian communities
Syriac adjective

Origin of SYRIAC

Latin syriacus Syrian, from Greek syriakos, from Syria, ancient country in Asia
First Known Use: 1598

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