noun Ar·a·mae·an \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



Variants of aramaean

or less commonly


play \ˌa-rə-ˈmē-ən, ˌer-ə-\

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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