post·​ex·​il·​ic ˌpōst-(ˌ)eg-ˈzi-lik How to pronounce postexilic (audio)
: of or relating to the period of Jewish history between the end of the exile in Babylon in 538 b.c. and a.d. 1

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1861, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of postexilic was circa 1861

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“Postexilic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Apr. 2023.

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