Cuthaean

noun

Cu·​thae·​an
variants or Cuthean
kyüˈthēən
plural -s
: a member of a group of people of ancient Babylonia who were sent as colonists to Samaria

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Cuthaean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cuthaean. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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