noun Ar·a·mae·an \ˌa-rə-ˈmē-ən, ˌer-ə-\
variants: or less commonly


play \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



Origin and Etymology of aramaean

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

First Known Use: 1689

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