Cuthaean

noun Cu·thae·an \kyüˈthēən\
variants: or

Cuthean

\kyüˈthēən\

Definition of Cuthaean

plural

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  1. :  a member of a group of people of ancient Babylonia who were sent as colonists to Samaria

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Origin and Etymology of cuthaean

Cuthah, ancient city of Babylonia whence many Cuthaeans were taken according to 2 Kings 17:24 + English -an


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