: of or relating to the ancient town of Scillium in Roman Africa

Word History


probably from (assumed) Late Latin scillitanus, from Latin Scillium, ancient town in Byzacium, Roman province of Africa + Late Latin -itanus (as in metropolitanus metropolitan)

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“Scillitan.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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