Socotran

adjective
So·​co·​tran | \ səˈkō‧trən \
variants: or Socotrine \ -​rə̇n \ or Sokotron \ -​rən \

Definition of Socotran

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of, relating to, or characteristic of the Indian Ocean island of Socotra

Socotran

noun
variants: or Sokotran \ " \
plural -s

Definition of Socotran (Entry 2 of 2)

: a native or inhabitant of the Indian Ocean island of Socotra

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History and Etymology for Socotran

Adjective

Socotra, Sokotra, island in the Indian ocean + English -an or -ine

Noun

Socotra, Sokotra + English -an (noun suffix)

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“Socotran.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Socotran. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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