Sabean
Sabean \Sa*be"an\, a. & n. Same as {Sabian}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Sabean — [sə bē′ən] adj., n. alt. sp. of SABAEAN …   English World dictionary

  • sabean — Usage: usually capitalized variant of sabaean * * * /seuh bee euhn/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to Saba. n. 2. an inhabitant of Saba. Also, Sabaean. [1580 90; < L sabae(us) ( < Gk sabaîos of Saba or Sheba) + AN] * * * Sabaean or …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sabean — Sabian Sa bi*an, a. [L. Sabaeus.] [Written also {Sabean}, and {Sab[ae]an}.] 1. Of or pertaining to Saba in Arabia, celebrated for producing aromatic plants. [1913 Webster] 2. Relating to the religion of Saba, or to the worship of the heavenly… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sabean — Sabian Sa bi*an, n. An adherent of the Sabian religion; a worshiper of the heavenly bodies. [Written also {Sab[ae]an}, and {Sabean}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sabean — /seuh bee euhn/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to Saba. n. 2. an inhabitant of Saba. Also, Sabaean. [1580 90; < L sabae(us) ( < Gk sabaîos of Saba or Sheba) + AN] * * * …   Universalium

  • Sabean — /səˈbiən/ (say suh beeuhn) adjective 1. of or relating to Saba (biblical Sheba). –noun 2. an inhabitant of Saba. Also, Sabaean. {Latin Sabeaus (from Greek Sabaios, from Saba, from Arabic, related to Hebrew Sh bha)} …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Saba and Sabeans — • This Saba (Sheba) must not be confounded with Saba (Seba) in Ethiopia of Is., xliii, 3; xlv, 14. It lies in the Southern Arabian Jôf about 200 miles north west of Aden Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Saba and Sabeans      …   Catholic encyclopedia

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