Decian

adjective

De·​cian
ˈdēsh(ē)ən
: of or relating to the Roman emperor Decius who persecuted the Christians
the Decian persecution

Word History

Etymology

Gaius Messius Quintus Trajanus Decius †a.d. 251 Roman emperor + English -an

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“Decian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Decian. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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