Babylonish

adjective
Bab·​y·​lon·​ish | \ ˈbabəˌlänish, ¦babə¦lōnish, ˈbabələnish \

Definition of Babylonish

1 : babylonian usually used in the phrase Babylonish captivity
2 : babylonian

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First Known Use of Babylonish

1535, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Babylonish

Babylonia or Babylon + English -ish

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“Babylonish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Babylonish. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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