Sabean

or Sa·bae·an

[ suh-bee-uh n ]
/ səˈbi ən /

adjective

of or relating to Saba.

noun

an inhabitant of Saba.

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Origin of Sabean

1580–90; < Latin sabae(us) (< Greek sabaîos of Saba or Sheba) + -an
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Example sentences 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