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 BC) an empire created by Seleucus out of the eastern conquests of Alexander the Great.

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Seleucid ‎(plural Seleucides or Seleucidae)

  1. A member of this dynasty.

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