a member of an ancient Gnostic sect extant in Iraq.
the Aramaic language of the Mandaean sacred books.
of or relating to the Mandaeans.
- Man·dae·an·ism, noun
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How to use Mandaean in a sentence
The chief depositaries of these Mandaean mysteries are the priests, who enjoy a high degree of power and social regard.
British Dictionary definitions for Mandaean
a member of a Gnostic sect of Iraq
the form of Aramaic used by this sect
of or relating to this sect
- Mandaeanism or Mandeanism, noun
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