Aramaean

See also: Aramæan

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From the Latin Aramaeī, from the Ancient Greek Ἀραμαῖοι (Aramaîoi), from Aram, biblical name of Syria.

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Aramaean (plural Aramaeans)

  1. Any member of a West Semitic semi-nomadic and pastoralist people who lived in the Levant and later also in upper Mesopotamia (Biblical Aram) during the Late Bronze Age and the Iron Age. They spoke Aramaic.

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Aramaean (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to Aramaeans or Aram.

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Aramaean

  1. The Aramaic language.

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