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

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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 12 Aug. 2020.

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