Aramaean

noun
Ar·​a·​mae·​an | \ ˌa-rə-ˈmē-ən How to pronounce Aramaean (audio) , ˌer-ə- \
variants: or less commonly Aramean

Definition of Aramaean

2 : a member of a Semitic people of the second millennium b.c. in Syria and Upper Mesopotamia

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Aramaean adjective

First Known Use of Aramaean

1689, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Aramaean

Latin Aramaeus, from Greek Aramaios, from Hebrew ʽĂrām Aram, ancient name for Syria

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“Aramaean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Aramaean. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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