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Suevian

noun Sue·vi·an \-vēən\

Definition of Suevian

plural

-s

  1. :  one of an ancient Germanic people probably of many distinct tribes mentioned by Caesar as dwelling east of the Rhine and by Tacitus as extending to the Elbe and the Baltic; also :  one of a Germanic horde from this region that overran France and Spain early in the 5th century a.d.

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Origin and Etymology of suevian

Latin Suevi + English -ian, noun suffix


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Suevian

adjective Sue·vi·an \"\
variants: or

Suevic

\-vik\

Definition of Suevian

  1. :  of or relating to the Suevians

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Origin and Etymology of suevian

Latin Suevi + English -ian, adjective suffix, or -ic


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