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Sabellian

[ suh-bel-ee-uhn ]
/ səˈbɛl i ən /
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noun
a member of a group of early Italian peoples including the Samnites and Sabines.
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Origin of Sabellian

1595–1605; <Latin Sabell(us) a member of any of the Oscan-speaking Italic ethnic groups + -ian
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British Dictionary definitions for Sabellian

Sabellian
/ (səˈbɛlɪən) /

noun
an extinct language or group of languages of ancient Italy, surviving only in a few inscriptions belonging to the Osco-Umbrian group
a member of any of the ancient peoples speaking this language, including the Sabines
adjective
of or relating to this language or its speakers

Word Origin for Sabellian

C17: from Latin Sabellī group of Italian tribes
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