Semainean

adjective Se·main·ean \sə̇ˈmānēən, -nyən\
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Semainian

\sə̇ˈmānēən, -nyən\

Definition of Semainean

  1. :  of or relating to an Aeneolithic culture of Upper and Middle Egypt forming a branch of Gerzean culture or a survival thereof into early dynastic times

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Origin and Etymology of semainean

from Semain, village in Upper Egypt where remains of the culture were found + English -an


First Known Use: circa 1925


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