Semainean

adjective
Se·​main·​ean
variants: or Semainian \ sə̇ˈmānēən , -​nyən \

Definition of Semainean

: of or relating to an Aeneolithic culture of Upper and Middle Egypt forming a branch of Gerzean culture or a survival thereof into early dynastic times

First Known Use of Semainean

circa 1925, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Semainean

from Semain, village in Upper Egypt where remains of the culture were found + English -an

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“Semainean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Semainean. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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