Seleucid

noun
Se·​leu·​cid | \ sə-ˈlü-səd How to pronounce Seleucid (audio) , səl-ˈyü- \

Definition of Seleucid

: a member of a Greek dynasty ruling Syria and at various times other Asian territories from 312 b.c. to 64 b.c.

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Seleucid adjective

First Known Use of Seleucid

1851, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Seleucid

New Latin seleucides, from Seleucus I

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“Seleucid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Seleucid. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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