Seleucid

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noun Se·leu·cid \sə-ˈlü-səd, səl-ˈyü-\

Definition of Seleucid

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

Seleucid

adjective

Origin and Etymology of seleucid

New Latin seleucides, from Seleucus I


First Known Use: 1851

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