Ghassanid

noun Ghas·sa·nid \gəˈsänə̇d, gaˈ-\

Definition of Ghassanid

plural

-s

  1. :  one of an Arab dynasty governing under the suzerainty of the Roman and Byzantine empires the Arab tribes of Palestine and the region about Palmyra from the 5th century a.d. to a.d. 636

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Origin and Etymology of ghassanid

Ghassan, a 6th century a.d. people of northwestern Arabia + English -id


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