Seleucid

See also: seleucid

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From Latin Seleucides, from Ancient Greek Σελευκίδης (Seleukídēs), named after Seleucus I Nicator.

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Seleucid (not comparable)

  1. Relating to the Greek-Macedonian dynasty which ruled (312 BC–63 B.C.E.) an empire created by Seleucus out of the eastern conquests of Alexander the Great.

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Seleucid (plural Seleucids or Seleucides or Seleucidae)

  1. A member of this dynasty.

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