preexilian

adjective
pre·​exilian | \ ¦prē+ \
variants: or preexilic \ "+ How to pronounce preexilian (audio) \

Definition of preexilian

: previous to the exile of the Jews to Babylon in about 600 b.c.

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First Known Use of preexilian

1866, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for preexilian

preexilian from pre- + Latin exilium + English -an; preexilic from pre- + exile + -ic

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The first known use of preexilian was in 1866

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“Preexilian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/preexilian. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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