noun Sa·bel·li·an \sə-ˈbe-lē-ən\

Definition of Sabellian

  1. 1 :  a member of one of a group of early Italian peoples including Sabines and Samnites

  2. 2 :  one or all of several little known languages or dialects of ancient Italy presumably closely related to Oscan and Umbrian



Origin and Etymology of sabellian

Latin Sabellus Sabine

First Known Use: 1601

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