Aramaean

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Etymology[edit]

From the Latin Aramaeus, from the Ancient Greek Ἀραμαῖος (Aramaîos, pertaining to Aram or Syria).

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Aramaean (plural Aramaeans)

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

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Do not confuse with Armenians.

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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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