Sabellian

noun
Sa·​bel·​li·​an | \ sə-ˈbe-lē-ən How to pronounce Sabellian (audio) \

Definition of Sabellian

1 : a member of one of a group of early Italian peoples including Sabines and Samnites
2 : one or all of several little known languages or dialects of ancient Italy presumably closely related to Oscan and Umbrian

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Sabellian adjective

First Known Use of Sabellian

1601, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Sabellian

Latin Sabellus Sabine

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“Sabellian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sabellian. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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