Abyssin

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

Abyssin (plural Abyssins)

  1. Rare form of Abyssinian. [since the mid 17th century][1]
    • 1789, Jerónimo Lobo, A voyage to Abyssinia:
      The Abyssian takes the honey, without failing to leave part of it for the bird...

Adjective[edit]

Abyssin

  1. Rare form of Abyssinian. [since the mid 17th century][1]
    • 1789, Jerónimo Lobo, A voyage to Abyssinia:
      Here we lost a good old Abyssian convert, a man much valued in his order...

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7)