1. Also Sa·it·ic [sey-it-ik] /seɪˈɪt ɪk/. of or relating to Saïs or its inhabitants.
  2. of or relating to the period 663–525 b.c., when the Pharaohs ruled at Saïs.

Origin of Saite

1670–80; < Latin Saītēs < Greek Saī́tēs. See Saïs, -ite1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  1. of or relating to the ancient Egyptian city of Saïs or its inhabitants


  1. a native or inhabitant of the ancient Egyptian city of Saïs
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