Abyssine

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AdjectiveEdit

Abyssine

  1. Rare form of Abyssinian. [since the mid 17th century]
    • 1781, C. Bathurst, The Modern Part of an Universal History From the Earliest Accounts to the Present Time:
      ...expressly forbidding the Abyssine clergy, monks, and priests, to perform any priestly functions.

ReferencesEdit

  • The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition, Oxford University Press, 2003
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