or Sa·bae·an

[ suh-bee-uh n ]
/ səˈbi ən /


of or relating to Saba.


an inhabitant of Saba.

Origin of Sabean

1580–90; < Latin sabae(us) (< Greek sabaîos of Saba or Sheba) + -an Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for sabean

  • Once plundered by Sabean force, Some cald it war but others worse.

    The Hardy Country|Charles G. Harper
  • Milton says, 'Sabean odors from the spicy shores of Araby the blest.'

    Asiatic Breezes|Oliver Optic