Scythian

[ sith-ee-uhn ]
/ ˈsɪθ i ən /

adjective

pertaining to Scythia, its people, or their language.

noun

a native or inhabitant of Scythia.
the Iranian language spoken by the ancient Scythians.

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Origin of Scythian

First recorded in 1535–45; Scythi(a) + -an

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British Dictionary definitions for Scythian

Scythian
/ (ˈsɪðɪən) /

adjective

of or relating to ancient Scythia, its inhabitants, or their language

noun

a member of an ancient nomadic people of Scythia
the extinct language of this people, belonging to the East Iranian branch of the Indo-European family
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