Subaraean

noun Su·ba·rae·an \ˌsübəˈrēən\
variants: or

Subarean

\ˌsübəˈrēən\

Definition of Subaraean

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a member of an ancient people inhabiting the region stretching westward from the Zagros mountains of Iran

  2. 2 :  a language of uncertain relationship used by the Subaraeans and especially by the Mitannians

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Origin and Etymology of subaraean

subaraean probably from New Latin Subaraeus Subaraean (from Subartu, ancient region of northern Mesopotamia inhabited by the Subaraeans) + English -an; subarean from Subartu + English -ean


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