pre·exilian | \¦prē+\
variants: or preexilic \"+ \

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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